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Dr. Sanjay Gupta explains why CNN is now calling the coronavirus outbreak a "pandemic" and answers key questions about how the spread of the virus may impact our daily lives going forward.To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
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.To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
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.To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
Children around the world have been impacted by Covid-19, and they understandably have curiosity and concerns about what's going on. CNN's Chief Medical Correspondent Dr. Sanjay Gupta is joined by CNN10 anchor Carl Azuz to answer some of the key questions on kids' minds these days.To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
Living in a pandemic can be scary, isolating, overwhelming. CNN Chief Medical Correspondent Dr. Sanjay Gupta invites Dr. Deepak Chopra to help answer the question: how do we cope in these times of uncertainty?To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
Where did the novel coronavirus come from? CNN Chief Medical Correspondent Dr. Sanjay Gupta talks to Dr. Peter Daszak, who hunts down the source of emerging diseases.To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
CNN Chief Medical Correspondent Dr. Sanjay Gupta and CNN Anchor Anderson Cooper speak with top health experts and answer pressing audience questions as part of a special town hall on the global impact of the coronavirus.To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
Dr. Sanjay Gupta answers some key questions about coronavirus testing.To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
Face masks are one of the most confusing and debated topics right now when it comes to the coronavirus. Dr. Sanjay Gupta sets the record straight on their effectiveness.To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
Dr. Sanjay Gupta wants to help you understand the new coronavirus. Today, he answers some of the basic questions that everyone is asking: What is it? What are the symptoms? Who is most at risk? How does it spread? And how afraid should we be?To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
One in three LA County residents have tested positive for the virus and hospitals are struggling to treat everyone who needs critical care. CNN Correspondent Sara Sidner has been covering the devastation for months. Today she has a frank conversation with CNN Chief Medical Correspondent Sanjay Gupta about why things have gotten so bad and how difficult it's been to report on the front lines of this crisis.To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
As human activity ventures further into the wilderness, scientists believe more diseases will emerge. CNN Senior International Correspondent Sam Kiley takes Sanjay on a journey deep into the rainforests of the Democratic Republic of the Congo, where the hunt for the next pandemic pathogen continues. To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
For a lot of children, the pandemic has been an unsettling time.  Socializing is limited, school is not the same, and parents are often stressed out themselves. CNN’s Chief Medical Correspondent Dr. Sanjay Gupta talks with psychologist and best-selling author Lisa Damour about what children want and need right now.To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
Some people call the mental and emotional stress that healthcare workers have faced this past year ‘burnout.’ But burnout existed in the industry long before Covid-19. So what do you call something that’s more exhausting and enduring than that? Dr. Sanjay Gupta speaks with emergency physician Dr. Megan Ranney and psychiatrist Dr. Jessi Gold about the mental health effects of their jobs.To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
A lot of people have been feeling stressed out by this pandemic, and unfortunately, it’s been that way for a while now, but what is this unrelenting stress doing to our brains? CNN Chief Medical Correspondent Dr. Sanjay Gupta speaks with Stanford University neuroscientist Prof. Robert Sapolsky about the potentially damaging effects of chronic stress on the human brain, and what we can do to help.To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
What’s the latest news about vaccines, and what are the delays with the rollout? In this episode, CNN Chief Medical Correspondent Dr. Sanjay Gupta answers listener questions about the distribution process and post-vaccination transmission. To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
Imagine a country that is not under a strict lockdown or scrambling to find hospital beds to care for Covid patients; where people regularly dine and drink inside. This country exists –it’s Singapore. One of our associate producers, Emily Liu, makes the trip back home, to a place where life feels almost normal again. To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
New variants of the coronavirus are circulating around the globe and causing some concern among experts. One in particular, variant B.1.1.7, has been found to more easily spread from one person to another.  This new variant has already been identified in several states in the US. To understand how this will affect the course of the pandemic, CNN’s Chief Medical Correspondent Dr. Sanjay Gupta speaks with virologist Angela Rasmussen.  To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
Vaccine distribution in the U.S. is going to rely on local pharmacies and supermarkets, but what if your neighborhood doesn’t have either? CNN's Omar Jimenez takes a closer look at "pharmacy deserts" and the impact they can have on communities trying to access the coronavirus vaccine.To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
By the end of the month, millions of people across the country will be teetering on the brink of eviction. In this episode, CNN Business reporter Anna Bahney tells the story of a young family that started the year ready to buy their dream home - and ended the year evicted from it.To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
Fourteen-year-old Anika Chebrolu is the 2020 winner of the 3M Young Scientist Challenge. In this episode, CNN Chief Medical Correspondent Dr. Sanjay Gupta hands things over to her to talk about her discovery of a potential therapy for Covid-19.  To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
What is the first thing you want to do when it is safe to see your friends and family again? In our last episode of the year, we share your biggest hopes and dreams for a brighter 2021.  To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
For nearly a year, Dr. Sanjay Gupta has been a constant presence in our lives, reporting on Covid-19. In this special episode, he opens up to Anderson Cooper about what it's been like to cover the pandemic every single day. Together, they reflect on the unprecedented lessons and losses of 2020, while sharing their hopes for the year ahead.To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
Just about everyone in the world right now appears to be experiencing less touch. There’s less hugging, less hand shaking. Even people who are living with others during the pandemic report very little physical engagement. Researchers know that touch can have important biochemical benefits for health and wellbeing. Dr Sanjay Gupta talks to Professor Tiffany Field of the Touch Research Institute about what these months without touch are doing to our bodies, and how can we reclaim some of the benefits of touch in the Covid-19 era.To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
How are we supposed to gather around the Christmas tree... if we need to stay six feet apart? On today’s episode, CNN Chief Medical Correspondent Dr. Sanjay Gupta speaks with Stephen Arnold, President of the International Brotherhood of Real Bearded Santas, about the unique challenges of this holiday season and what we can do to celebrate safely.   To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
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Created by
CNN
Podcast Status
Active
Started
Feb 29th, 2020
Latest Episode
Jan 18th, 2021
Release Period
Daily
Episodes
227
Avg. Episode Length
12 minutes
Explicit
No
Order
Episodic
Language
English

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