- RSS Channel - App Health Section delivers up-to-the-minute news and information on the latest top stories, weather, entertainment, politics and more.

How to fly safely

New coronavirus cases are declining in parts of the US but experts say more deaths are coming

Fri, 29 May 2020 10:03:39 GMT

No one wants to see another horrific milestone like the one reached this week.

What you need to know about coronavirus today

Fri, 29 May 2020 14:48:03 GMT

The risks of reopening the economy too soon have been outlined by scientists in stark terms. Without taking proper precautions to keep the coronavirus in check, returning to normal life could trigger new outbreaks that swiftly spiral out of control, experts have warned.

What we mean by a 'second peak' of coronavirus

Thu, 28 May 2020 16:50:47 GMT

Coronavirus will surge again when summer ends; infectious disease experts are almost certain of that. But they don't know how severe that resurgence will be.

With the coronavirus pandemic entering a new phase in the US, world health experts shift focus to new hot spots

As the US coronavirus death toll reached the grim milestone of more than 100,000 deaths this week, world health experts are concerned about new hot spots and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is projecting 123,000 coronavirus deaths by late June.

Covid-19's 'catastrophic' impact on Latino communities is driven by 'savage disparities,' leaders and lawmakers say

Disproportionate numbers of Latino Americans are dying from Covid-19, similar to other minority groups, as the coronavirus pandemic continues spreading through the United States, community leaders and US lawmakers said at a town hall Wednesday.

New Rochelle, once a major coronavirus cluster, begins a slow reopening

Thu, 28 May 2020 13:57:37 GMT

The arrival of the National Guard in a suburb 25 miles north of New York City signaled a dramatic new front in the fight against the spread of the coronavirus.

Will students have to wear masks for the entire school day and other education questions, answered

As states around the country begin to open with different guidelines on how and when schools will restart, parents and school workers are asking many questions about what the future of education will look like. Although each scenario will be different, depending on the type of school and state protocols in place, CNN reached out to experts to answer some of the questions viewers sent in.

Disney World: Should I go after it reopens in July?

Thu, 28 May 2020 14:52:53 GMT

For months now, fans of Walt Disney World Resort in Florida have been anxiously awaiting news of when their beloved resort would reopen.

If you have ADHD, here's how to manage working from home

Fri, 29 May 2020 11:54:47 GMT

As some companies shifted to working from home, some adults with ADHD hit a wall.

Study shows 10 times more New Yorkers had Covid-19 by April than previously counted

By the end of March, 1 in 7 New York adults had Covid-19 -- about 10 times higher than the official account, according to a new study sponsored by the New York State Department of Health.

Trump decision to leave WHO endangers global health, medical groups say

Groups representing infectious disease doctors, pediatricians and general physicians all protested President Donald Trump's decision to withdraw from the World Health Organization on Friday, saying it will make it harder to fight the coronavirus pandemic.

Tracking Covid-19 cases in the US

Fri, 29 May 2020 20:29:29 GMT

If you have ADHD, here's how to manage working from home

For adults with ADHD, working from home can be frustrating and worrisome. But it can get better an ADHD coach and psychologist offer tips for how adults with ADHD can productively manage working from home.

This incredibly popular store is one of the hardest to socially distance in

Fri, 29 May 2020 15:16:34 GMT

TJ Maxx built its appeal on the "treasure hunt" shopping experience. Now it must persuade shoppers that it's safe to return to scavenging stores in the age of a pandemic.

Monkeys snatch blood samples of suspected Covid-19 patients in India

Fri, 29 May 2020 00:10:04 GMT

A troop of monkeys snatched the blood samples of suspected coronavirus patients at a government hospital in the Meerut district of the north Indian state of Uttar Pradesh.

This is where all 50 states stand on reopening

Thu, 28 May 2020 11:46:50 GMT

Hundreds of South Korea schools close again after reopening

Fri, 29 May 2020 14:58:32 GMT

More than 500 schools closed again Friday to students after briefly reopening, as South Korea moves to stamp out a resurgence of the coronavirus in the capital, Seoul, and its surrounding metropolitan area.

We have different attitudes toward social distancing, and it's straining relationships

Fri, 29 May 2020 18:16:30 GMT

Andrew remembers the week everything changed.

Trump's reluctance to wear a face mask sends a fatal message

Fri, 29 May 2020 10:06:35 GMT

Just hours after America reached the grim milestone of 100,000 people killed in the pandemic, President Donald Trump took a moment to promote a wild theory whose acceptance can only lead to more deaths. The President retweeted a link to an article claiming that wearing face masks has nothing to do with public health, and is instead a path to "social control."

How to watch Saturday's 'The ABCs of Covid-19: A CNN/Sesame Street Town Hall for Kids and Parents'

Fri, 29 May 2020 09:55:43 GMT

CNN is partnering with "Sesame Street" for a second special town hall about coronavirus for kids and parents.

Critics say lockdowns will be more damaging than the virus. Experts say it's a false choice

Thu, 28 May 2020 10:12:17 GMT

Is the damage caused by the lockdown worse than the virus itself? That's a question raised by some world leaders and commentators who claim that economic and social hardship caused by strict coronavirus restrictions places a heavier burden on society than the death rate caused by the disease.

How having cancer can put Covid-19 patients at higher risk of dying

Fri, 29 May 2020 00:54:02 GMT

Researchers are learning more about the risks cancer patients face if they become sick with Covid-19, the disease caused by the novel coronavirus that has swept through the world.

Politics and poverty hinder Covid-19 response in Latin America

Fri, 29 May 2020 21:56:35 GMT

Wuhan was the original epicenter. Then the coronavirus migrated to Europe. New York was the next hotspot, and now world health authorities are worried about South America.

The full toll of Covid-19 on children's mental health won't be known for years

Fri, 29 May 2020 15:16:27 GMT

"Any time the doorbell rings, he runs inside and hides," a parent recently shared with me when talking about how difficult the coronavirus pandemic has been for her 5-year-old child.

With the coronavirus pandemic entering a new phase in the US, world health experts shift focus to new hot spots

Fri, 29 May 2020 22:07:02 GMT

As the US coronavirus death toll reached the grim milestone of more than 100,000 deaths this week, world health experts are concerned about new hot spots and the CDC is projecting 123,000 coronavirus deaths by June 20.

US missed early chance to slow coronavirus, genetic study indicates

The United States missed out on an early chance to catch imported cases of coronavirus earlier this year, genetics experts say in a new report.

They didn't all have to die -- a moment of reflection as US Covid deaths reach 100,000

The first tragedy of America's bleak coronavirus milestone is that 100,000 people didn't have to die. The second is that no one knows how many more will perish before the pandemic fades.

CDC was 'never blind' to early spread of coronavirus within the US, director says

The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention was "never blind" to the early spread of the coronavirus in the United States, the agency's director Dr. Robert Redfield said on Friday. Redfield defended the CDC's surveillance for the coronavirus.

Need a plumber or babysitter to come to your home? Here's how to keep everyone safe

Fri, 29 May 2020 01:42:36 GMT

Until there's an effective vaccine available, every new person you let into your house increases your risk of exposure to the coronavirus.