Coronavirus: Fact vs Fiction

Coronavirus: Fact vs Fiction

Join CNN Chief Medical Correspondent Dr. Sanjay Gupta for the latest news about the coronavirus. He'll make sense of the headlines, speak with the experts and give you all the information you need to stay safe and healthy.... Show More

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Graduates all over the country heard virtual commencement speeches from celebrities to presidents. In this episode, CNN’s Chief Medical Correspondent Dr. Sanjay Gupta gives his own advice about going out into the world, finding purpose and leading the way.
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May 21, 2020 9 min
For some of us, sheltering at home could mean being isolated with an abusive relative or partner, unable to get help. As the lockdown continues, experts are preparing for a surge in domestic violence and child abuse cases. CNN’s Chief Medical Correspondent Dr. Sanjay Gupta speaks to Ariel Zwang, CEO of Safe Horizon, one of the country’s largest victim service organizations, about what we can all do to help. If you need help, call t...
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Health officials in Europe and the United States have reported cases of a rare but serious new syndrome affecting children. CNN Chief Medical Correspondent Dr. Sanjay Gupta talks to doctors investigating the condition and to a young girl who has recovered from it.
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May 19, 2020 7 min
CNN’s Chief Medical Correspondent Dr. Sanjay Gupta goes through his inbox and answers some listeners’ questions about Covid-19.
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Jeanette Jenkins, founder of The Hollywood Trainer, walks you through a few stretches that target your back and can be done at your desk between Zoom meetings.
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May 18, 2020 10 min
Fitness centers are starting to reopen around the country. Whether you are ready to go back or prefer to exercise at home, CNN Chief Medical Correspondent Dr. Sanjay Gupta shares some tips on how to stay active and safe. 
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May 15, 2020 13 min
Mobile apps, QR codes, facial recognition. Everyone is looking to technology for help in this pandemic, but some experts worry that this could infringe on individual privacy, even once the pandemic has passed. CNN’s Chief Medical Correspondent Dr. Sanjay Gupta asks public health and privacy experts what should be the role of technology in our ongoing battle against Covid-19.
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May 14, 2020 8 min
During this pandemic, restaurants have no longer been able to perform their role as social and cultural hubs. Even when they reopen, they may not function as they did in the past. CNN Chief Medical Correspondent Dr. Sanjay Gupta talks to industry experts about the future of dining.
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May 13, 2020 10 min
Our experience in airports and airplanes changed dramatically after 9/11. And experts now expect a similar transformation as a result of the pandemic. CNN Chief Medical Correspondent Dr. Sanjay Gupta talks to Dr. Henry Wu, the Director of the Emory Travel Well Center, and other travel experts about what to expect the next time you get on a plane. 
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May 12, 2020 13 min
With this school year disrupted for so many, students and families are wondering what may happen in the fall. CNN Chief Medical Correspondent Dr. Sanjay Gupta speaks with CNN correspondent Evan McMorris-Santoro about how educators, administrators, and students, have begun to think about what school will look like in the future.
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As most states begin to reopen, much of the country is thinking about the future. Which aspects of our lives will have changed forever? CNN Chief Medical Correspondent Dr. Sanjay Gupta and CNN host Fareed Zakaria discuss what to expect from a post-pandemic world.
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May 8, 2020 13 min
It's National Teacher Appreciation Week, and there's rarely been a more important time to be grateful for their hard work. CNN Chief Medical Correspondent Dr. Sanjay Gupta highlights some teachers' struggles and most creative adaptations to teaching during a pandemic.
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Healthcare workers on the front lines are risking not only their lives, but their mental and emotional health as well. CNN's Chief Medical Correspondent Dr. Sanjay Gupta speaks with Dr. Steven McDonald, a New York City E.R. doctor, about the psychological toll of his everyday reality.
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As healthcare systems across the country focus on fighting the coronavirus pandemic, many have halted non-essential and non-emergency services. But plenty of people still need medical care for other reasons. What should you do if you need a doctor right now? For some, the answer lies in telemedicine. CNN's Chief Medical Correspondent Dr. Sanjay Gupta speaks to Dr. Gregory Esper, director of telemedicine at Emory University, abo...
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May 5, 2020 11 min
We've addressed early questions about testing for Covid-19, but plenty remain. CNN's Chief Medical Correspondent Dr. Sanjay Gupta explains the latest on the different types of coronavirus tests and how well they work.
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May 4, 2020 9 min
As conspiracy theories and myths about Covid-19 continue to spread, CNN Chief Medical Correspondent Dr. Sanjay Gupta sets the record straight on some of the most inaccurate information floating around the internet.
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May 1, 2020 12 min
Have you been having bizarre dreams lately? CNN's Chief Medical Correspondent Dr. Sanjay Gupta talks to Harvard dream researcher Deirdre Barrett about her Covid-19 dream survey and what happens when we close our eyes during this global crisis.
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Are we running out of meat? CNN's Chief Medical Correspondent Dr. Sanjay Gupta turns to CNN National Correspondent Dianne Gallagher and Julie Niederhoff, associate professor of supply chain management at Syracuse University, to walk us through our food supply chain, link by link, and explain why there's no need to panic buy just yet.
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April 29, 2020 10 min
A vaccine for Covid-19 could come faster than previous vaccines, but it could still be a year or more before one is widely available. CNN's Chief Medical Correspondent Dr. Sanjay Gupta talks to a clinical trial participant and explains why this vaccine search is breaking barriers but will still take time.
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April 28, 2020 9 min
For the first time in weeks, some Georgia businesses have reopened their doors as the state loosened coronavirus restrictions. But many business owners still have questions about whether to reopen, and how to do it safely. CNN's Chief Medical Correspondent Dr. Sanjay Gupta brings those questions to Dr. Carlos del Rio, an infectious disease expert and a professor of medicine and global health at Emory University.
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