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Coronavirus 411 podcast provides daily updates, news, alerts, and information regarding the Corona virus COVID 19. Coronavirus 411 podcast collects Information from the Center for Disease Control (CDC) the World Health Organization (WHO) and other news sources. This information is meant to help people stay informed and updated about Coronavirus with just the facts.

Coronavirus 411 podcast provides daily updates, news, alerts, and information regarding the Corona virus COVID 19. Coronavirus 411 podcast collects Information from the Center for Disease Control (CDC) the World Health Organization (WHO) and other news sources. This information is meant to help people stay informed and updated about Coronavirus with just the facts.

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Coronavirus 411 podcast provides daily updates, news, alerts, and information regarding the Corona virus COVID 19. Coronavirus 411 podcast collects Information from the Center for Disease Control (CDC) the World Health Organization (WHO) and other news sources. This information is meant to help people stay informed and updated about Coronavirus with just the facts.

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English

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Episodes

Coronavirus, COVID-19, coronavirus variants, and vaccine updates for 10-22-2021

10/22/2021
This is Coronavirus 411, the latest COVID-19 info and new hotspots for October 22nd, 2021. Pfizer says a booster shot of its vaccine boosts prevention of symptomatic cases back up to 95.6%. And this data was compiled when Delta was the prevalent strain. The CDC seems to be booster backers. Yesterday we told you they’ve decided mixing and matching boosters and original vaccines is okay. And, after saying those who got the Pfizer vaccine months ago are already eligible for a booster,...

Duration:00:07:42

Coronavirus, COVID-19, coronavirus variants, and vaccine updates for 10-21-2021

10/21/2021
This is Coronavirus 411, the latest COVID-19 info and new hotspots for October 21st, 2021. Sometimes it just doesn’t pay to be the leader of a country during a global pandemic. A leaked document suggests a Brazilian congressional panel is ready to recommend mass homicide charges be brought against President Bolsonaro over how he handled the virus. The charge is he deliberately allowed it to spread in hopes of achieving herd immunity. As we reported yesterday, millions of Russians are...

Duration:00:05:49

Coronavirus, COVID-19, coronavirus variants, and vaccine updates for 10-20-2021

10/20/2021
This is Coronavirus 411, the latest COVID-19 info and new hotspots for October 20th, 2021. Cases are going down worldwide, but in many countries, you certainly wouldn’t know it. For instance, some scientists are calling on the U.K. government to reimpose social restrictions and speed boosters as infection rates, which are Europe’s highest, keep going up. Russia had another daily record of deaths, and the country might declare a nonworking week. Romania hit daily records for infections and...

Duration:00:05:21

Coronavirus, COVID-19, coronavirus variants, and vaccine updates for 10-19-2021

10/19/2021
This is Coronavirus 411, the latest COVID-19 info and new hotspots for October 19th, 2021. 84-year-old Colin Powell, the retired four-star general who became the country's first Black secretary of state and chairman of the Joints Chiefs of Staff, died from complications of Covid-19. He was fully vaccinated. Powell had a cancer of a type of white blood cell. France's High Authority for Health decided to no longer allow the Moderna vaccine to be injected as a booster dose against...

Duration:00:06:36

Coronavirus, COVID-19, coronavirus variants, and vaccine updates for 10-18-2021

10/18/2021
This is Coronavirus 411, the latest COVID-19 info and new hotspots for October 18th, 2021. The FDA’s advisory panel voted unanimously to recommend Moderna booster shots for emergency use authorization. That moves millions in the U.S. closer to booster eligibility. The decision now goes to the FDA, which should make a final ruling in a few days. Moderna’s boosters are expected to be a half dose. Almost 1,000 people descended on Times Square Saturday to protest the vaccine and vaccine...

Duration:00:06:12

Coronavirus, COVID-19, coronavirus variants, and vaccine updates for 10-15-2021

10/15/2021
This is Coronavirus 411, the latest COVID-19 info and new hotspots for October 15th, 2021. A major study shows infections among school-aged children in England are “high and rising.” That probably ups the intensity of the debate over kids and vaccines. The reproduction rate of those aged 17 and younger was 1.18, meaning on average every 10 infected young people are passing it on to about 12 others. From the gee I wish we’d known this earlier department, two new international studies...

Duration:00:06:56

Coronavirus, COVID-19, coronavirus variants, and vaccine updates for 10-14-2021

10/14/2021
This is Coronavirus 411, the latest COVID-19 info and new hotspots for October 14th, 2021. After a 19-month freeze, the United States will open its land borders with Canada and Mexico to non-essential travel. Fully vaccinated foreign nationals can enter the U.S. for whatever reason starting early November. Travelers will be asked about their vaccination status as part of the standard Customs and Border Protection admissions process, and no testing will be required to enter by land or...

Duration:00:05:42

Coronavirus, COVID-19, coronavirus variants, and vaccine updates for 10-13-2021

10/13/2021
This is Coronavirus 411, the latest COVID-19 info and new hotspots for October 13th, 2021. The British government didn’t get a very good report card from Parliament on how it handled COVID. A critical report said the country waited too long to impose a lockdown in the early days, and that missed a chance to contain the disease and led to thousands of unnecessary deaths. The delay attributed to a dangerous level of “groupthink” that caused dismissal of more aggressive strategies. The...

Duration:00:07:20

Coronavirus, COVID-19, coronavirus variants, and vaccine updates for 10-12-2021

10/12/2021
This is Coronavirus 411, the latest COVID-19 info and new hotspots for October 12th, 2021. Merck asked U.S. regulators yesterday to authorize the pill it has for treating COVID. If they hear what they want to hear from the FDA, and that could happen in a few weeks, that’d be the first pill shown to treat the illness. There are other drugs, but they require an IV or injection. Merck said earlier this month the pill cut hospitalizations and deaths by half among patients with early...

Duration:00:06:17

Coronavirus, COVID-19, coronavirus variants, and vaccine updates for 10-11-2021

10/11/2021
This is Coronavirus 411, the latest COVID-19 info and new hotspots for October 11th, 2021. You might want to send Italy a congratulations. That country announced it’s reached its goal of 80% of the population over 12 being fully vaccinated. That amounts to 43 million people out of 60 million. However, a lot of people hit the streets not to celebrate, but to protest vaccine passports. Many of these gatherings turned into violent riots. A comprehensive CBS News poll shows that most...

Duration:00:06:23

Coronavirus, COVID-19, coronavirus variants, and vaccine updates for 10-08-2021

10/8/2021
This is Coronavirus 411, the latest COVID-19 info and new hotspots for October 8th, 2021. With the number of those killed by COVID having surpassed 700,000, among that number is a bonus tragedy. A study shows the number of children in the U.S. who were made orphans or partial orphans by the pandemic is larger than first believed. More than 120,000 lost a primary guardian or caregiver. Black and Hispanic children have experienced this the most. Finland joined Sweden and Denmark in...

Duration:00:06:53

Coronavirus, COVID-19, coronavirus variants, and vaccine updates for 10-07-2021

10/7/2021
This is Coronavirus 411, the latest COVID-19 info and new hotspots for October 7th, 2021. As expected, Los Angeles leaders voted 11-2 to enact one of the nation’s strictest vaccine mandates. Vaccination is required for everyone entering bars, restaurants, nail salons, gyms, and indoor sporting events. Everyone needs to be in compliance by November 4. About 69% of the county’s 10 million residents are fully vaccinated. Sweden and Denmark, as a precautionary measure, stopped the use of...

Duration:00:05:11

Coronavirus, COVID-19, coronavirus variants, and vaccine updates for 10-06-2021

10/6/2021
This is Coronavirus 411, the latest COVID-19 info and new hotspots for October 6th, 2021. Amid the nationwide shortage in qualified, experienced healthcare workers, we’re losing them by the thousands due to vaccine mandates. Northwell Health, the largest health care provider in New York state, fired 1,400 of them for non-compliance. In Detroit, around 400 workers left the job at Henry Ford Health System. We’ll see if the same thing happens with teachers. The vaccine mandate for...

Duration:00:06:06

Coronavirus, COVID-19, coronavirus variants, and vaccine updates for 10-05-2021

10/5/2021
This is Coronavirus 411, the latest COVID-19 info and new hotspots for October 5th, 2021. They had a dream, they gave it a shot, but it didn’t work out. New Zealand has admitted it will not be able to completely get rid of the coronavirus. They’ve had a zero-tolerance approach from the beginning with strict lockdowns and aggressive contact tracing. In a country of 5 million, only 27 virus deaths have been reported. But a delta outbreak has made the government realize they’re going to have...

Duration:00:05:38

Coronavirus, COVID-19, coronavirus variants, and vaccine updates for 10-04-2021

10/4/2021
This is Coronavirus 411, the latest COVID-19 info and new hotspots for October 4th, 2021. More pressure on vaccinated citizens in Israel to go ahead and get their booster shot. Only those who do will be eligible for the "green pass" needed to get into restaurants, gyms, and other venues. They started giving boosters to everyone 12 and up at the end of August. For some unexplained reason, places like museums and libraries are exempt from the green pass requirement. Still a rough go of...

Duration:00:06:24

Coronavirus, COVID-19, coronavirus variants, and vaccine updates for 10-01-2021

10/1/2021
This is Coronavirus 411, the latest COVID-19 info and new hotspots for October 1st, 2021. Time to get your vaccine. We’re not talking about your COVID vaccine although you’re supposed to get that too. It’s also flu shot time. And yes, health experts are very worried that there’s plenty of vaccine fatigue out there which could result in an atypical drop in the number of people getting their flu shots. It also could be a hard sell because flu cases are at historically low levels, at least...

Duration:00:05:20

Coronavirus, COVID-19, coronavirus variants, and vaccine updates for 9-30-2021

9/30/2021
This is Coronavirus 411, the latest COVID-19 info and new hotspots for September 30th, 2021. YouTube had already censored videos containing what they deemed was vaccine misinformation. Now it’s gone an extra step and is censoring any video expressing any opinion about vaccines that suggest there are any possible health consequences to getting vaccinated. The 1996 Communications Decency Act that protects YouTube from liability claims is based on the notion the platform is merely a host and...

Duration:00:06:50

Coronavirus, COVID-19, coronavirus variants, and vaccine updates for 9-29-2021

9/29/2021
This is Coronavirus 411, the latest COVID-19 info and new hotspots for September 29th, 2021. Pfizer has given the FDA research on the effectiveness of its vaccine in kids 5-11, but those shots may not come until November. First, Pfizer has to file its application, then U.S. regulators and public health officials review and consult with advisory committees. And all that takes time. Russia reported its highest Covid death toll in a single day yesterday with 852 coronavirus-related deaths...

Duration:00:04:58

Coronavirus, COVID-19, coronavirus variants, and vaccine updates for 9-28-2021

9/28/2021
This is Coronavirus 411, the latest COVID-19 info and new hotspots for September 28th, 2021. The U.S. President sought to lead by example as he received his booster shot on camera just one workday after the CDC and FDA recommended a third dose of Pfizer. You’re qualified to get one if you have pre-existing medical conditions, high-risk work environments, or are 65 and older. Let’s just say the President qualified. Pfizer started a large study testing its oral antiviral drug to prevent...

Duration:00:04:57

Coronavirus, COVID-19, coronavirus variants, and vaccine updates for 9-27-2021

9/27/2021
This is Coronavirus 411, the latest COVID-19 info and new hotspots for September 27th, 2021. Health officials in the U.S. say supply isn’t a problem. There are more than 40 million doses of vaccines available, so that’s enough to give qualified older Americans boosters and the first rounds for young children when the vaccine is approved for them. More than 70 million Americans remain unvaccinated. Breakthrough cases in the vaccinated are still rare but growing less rare. In fact,...

Duration:00:05:14