UK Covid cases could hit 100,000 a day - BBC Newsnight

UK Covid cases could hit 100,000 a day – BBC Newsnight

As the Health Secretary, Sajid Javid, warns Covid cases could hit 100,000 a day, how worried should we be and what might the coming winter bring? Please subscribe HERE http://bit.ly/1rbfUog Sajid Javid said the government would not be bringing in…

Afghan women disappear from public life by order of Taliban's Vice and Virtue Ministry  - BBC News

Afghan women disappear from public life by order of Taliban’s Vice and Virtue Ministry – BBC News

The Taliban have banned girls from secondary schools across most of Afghanistan. Women, except those in the public health sector, have not been allowed to return to work. The fear is that they are being treated once again as second-class…

African Americans receiving more vaccinations

African Americans receiving more vaccinations

More African Americans are getting inoculated against COVID-19. Dr. Oni Blackstock, founder and executive director of Heath Justice joins CBSN to discuss why rates are increasing. CBSN is CBS News’ 24/7 digital streaming news service featuring live, anchored coverage available…

Breaking down how Facebook and Instagram impact teen mental health

Breaking down how Facebook and Instagram impact teen mental health

In the past two weeks, Facebook has been scrutinized by lawmakers on Capitol Hill after a scathing report by The Wall Street Journal found the company has ignored the fact that its platforms have a negative impact on the mental…

Some U.S. chiropractors spread misinformation on COVID vaccines, AP finds

Some U.S. chiropractors spread misinformation on COVID vaccines, AP finds

An investigation by the Associated Press found some chiropractors in the U.S. are spreading misinformation of vaccines, particularly the COVID-19 shot. They’ve also reportedly been capitalizing on the anti-vaccine movement. AP correspondent Michelle Smith joined CBSN’s Lana Zak to discuss.…

Immunologist on why mixing different COVID-19 boosters is not yet a good idea

Immunologist on why mixing different COVID-19 boosters is not yet a good idea

As the Food and Drug Administration prepares to review COVID-19 booster data from Johnson & Johnson and Moderna this week, other clinical trials are studying the potential of mixing doses of two different vaccines. Immunologist Dr. John Wherry joins CBSN…

Merck asks FDA for emergency authorization of antiviral COVID pill

Merck asks FDA for emergency authorization of antiviral COVID pill

Merck has asked the FDA for emergency authorization for what would be the first pill to treat COVID-19. CBS News’ Skyler Henry reports on the latest. Then Dr. Eric Cioe-Pena, director of global health at Northwell Health, joined CBSN’s Tanya…

Many parents still unsure about COVID-19 vaccine for kids

Many parents still unsure about COVID-19 vaccine for kids

CBS News polling reveals many parents of young children aren’t sure whether they’ll get their kids vaccinated against COVID-19. Meanwhile, Merck has applied for FDA authorization for a pill that could help treat infected adults. Dr. Thomas Talbot, chief hospital…

U.S. administers 400 million COVID-19 vaccine doses as some states struggle with vaccinations

U.S. administers 400 million COVID-19 vaccine doses as some states struggle with vaccinations

The U.S. has administered more than 400 million coronavirus vaccine doses. However, some states are still lagging behind in vaccination efforts. Jonathan Vigliotti reports on the battle against vaccine hesitancy in Idaho. Then, Dr. Brandi Freeman, an assistant professor of…

Dr. Fauci warns "we don't want to become complacent" as COVID cases fall from summer peak

Dr. Fauci warns “we don’t want to become complacent” as COVID cases fall from summer peak

Dr. Anthony Fauci is warning against complacency as coronavirus cases and hospitalizations begin to fall. He warns we need to keep “pushing on the vaccination front” to avoid another rise in cases. Dr. Anand Swaminathan joins CBSN’s Elaine Quijano to…