Coronavirus: Fact vs Fiction

Coronavirus: Fact vs Fiction

By CNN

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.

Episodes

Tyler Perry's Camp Quarantine

When the pandemic brought most of Hollywood to a standstill, Tyler Perry figured out a way to get his production studio up and running again. He set up a quarantine bubble where his cast and crew could live and work, safely, for the entire duration of production. CNN’s Chief Medical Correspondent Dr. Sanjay Gupta talks to Tyler Perry about how he pulled it off, and what the experience was like on the inside.
12/08/2010m 5s

Childhood, Interrupted

In a moving audio essay, CNN’s Chief Medical Correspondent Dr. Sanjay Gupta opens up about his thoughts and fears for his children as they grow up in this pandemic.
11/08/209m 57s

Reality Check with Dr. Anthony Fauci

Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Disease, hasn’t been appearing at White House briefings as much lately, but he’s still finding ways to connect with the public. He spoke to CNN Chief Medical Correspondent Dr. Sanjay Gupta recently as part of a special forum hosted by Harvard’s T. H. Chan School Public Health.
10/08/2019m 53s

Class in a Church Graveyard

School life in Denmark during a pandemic looks a little different. CNN’s Chief Medical Correspondent Dr. Sanjay Gupta speaks to Susanne Gargiulo, a journalist in Denmark, about how her country has reopened schools successfully.
07/08/2017m 53s

Digital Divide: Making the Connection in Schools

About 17% of all students in the U.S. do not have the technology or internet access they need to log into school at home. Now that many schools will be teaching virtually this fall, how will those students get the tools they need to connect? CNN Correspondent Evan McMorris-Santoro talks with the head of Detroit Public Schools Nikolai Vitti about his plan for getting every student online by the start of the school year.
06/08/2014m 31s

"This Is A War": Reopening Colleges

The logistics of reopening colleges during a pandemic are incredibly complicated. Can it be done safely? CNN Chief Medical Correspondent Dr. Sanjay Gupta explores this question with former U.S. Surgeon General Dr. Richard Carmona, head of the University of Arizona’s reopening task force, and Dr. Rochelle Walensky, an infectious disease physician at Massachusetts General Hospital.
05/08/2010m 59s

A Tale of Two Teachers

Across the country school districts are deciding whether to start the new school year in person. For many teachers, this uncertainty has left them anxious. CNN Chief Medical Correspondent Dr. Sanjay Gupta takes us into the experience of two high school teachers from opposite sides of the country as they grapple with what they’ll do if they’re asked to return to the classroom.
04/08/2013m 59s

“Year of Flexibility”: The Great Education Experiment

How does one of the largest school districts in the country plan for 200,000 K-12 students to start the year, virtually? CNN’s Bianna Golodryga speaks with Dr. Grenita Lathan, the interim superintendent of the Houston Independent School District about her decision to keep students and teachers out of the classroom when they first “return” to school and how “in-person” learning may eventually be achieved.
03/08/2016m 51s

Back to School Jitters

We’re kicking off a week of episodes dedicated to how kids, teachers and parents are grappling with back to school safety. What are the best solutions for in-person or remote learning? Will there be a "Covid slide" in childhood education? What's a pod? Today, CNN  anchor Laura Jarrett joins Dr. Sanjay Gupta to answer some of your most pressing questions.
31/07/2011m 13s

Inside the World’s Longest Lockdown

The Philippine capital Manila currently holds the record for the world’s longest and strictest lockdown. During that time, tens of thousands of people were arrested for violating quarantine rules, and the government under President Rodrigo Duterte shut down one of the country's largest TV networks and passed a controversial anti-terrorism bill. In this episode, CNN International producer Ben Westcott, along with journalists Maria Ressa and The Washington Post’s Regine Cabato, take you to a part of the world where a public health crisis is met by force.
30/07/2014m 24s

Hopeful News About Antibodies

Throughout the pandemic there’s been a big question: Will recovering from the virus or being treated by an effective vaccine provide lasting immunity? CNN Contributor Erin Bromage shares why new studies from the last few weeks make him more hopeful than ever that the answer could be yes.
29/07/208m 27s

Ask Me Anything

In today's episode, CNN Chief Medical Correspondent Dr. Sanjay Gupta answers important new questions from listeners. From vaccines and testing delays to outdoor running and marching band practice, Dr. Gupta shares the latest guidance.
28/07/2014m 26s

Kickoff: Football's Big Test

This year’s NFL season is scheduled to start on September 10, but players are headed to training camps starting this week. The league and its players have been going back and forth for weeks on Covid-19 safety procedures. CNN Chief Medical Correspondent Dr. Sanjay Gupta talks to NFL Chief Medical Officer Dr. Allen Sills about the steps the league will take to protect players, staff and fans.
27/07/2015m 25s

‘The Perfect Storm’: Covid-19 and the Latino Population

More likely to be essential workers and less likely to have insurance, the country’s Latino population has been disproportionately affected by the pandemic. CNN Chief Medical Correspondent Dr. Sanjay Gupta speaks to Alta-Med Chief Operating Officer Dr. Efrain Talamantes about how Covid-19 has highlighted racial disparities the Latino community faces.
24/07/208m 37s

The Child Care Centers That Never Closed

When the pandemic hit, most schools and child care centers in the country closed.  But a few places throughout the country stayed open. Even when the pandemic was at its worst, they provided care to the children of essential workers. CNN anchor Laura Jarrett takes us into one of these facilities to find out what it can teach us about the path forward for other schools and day cares.
23/07/2012m 25s

Realist or Alarmist? Q&A with Dr. Fauci

As coronavirus cases in the United States near four million, CNN checks in with the nation’s top infectious disease expert Dr. Anthony Fauci. CNN anchor Jake Tapper asks Dr. Fauci about schools, testing, vaccines and his relationship with President Trump.
22/07/2016m 45s

Demystifying the Vaccine

A recent vaccine trial from Oxford University shows promising preliminary results, suggesting the vaccine can produce immune responses that may protect people against infection. Dr. Sanjay Gupta spoke with Dr. Barney Graham, the deputy director of the Vaccine Research Center at the National Institutes of Health, about the science behind vaccines and how they work.
21/07/209m 47s

Mixed Messages

CNN Chief Medical Correspondent Dr. Sanjay Gupta talks to Dr. James Curran, dean of Emory University’s Rollins School of Public Health, about setbacks possibly caused by inconsistent leadership through this pandemic.
20/07/2013m 27s

Are the Kids All Right?

As the start of the school year fast approaches, there is more confusion about whether it will be safe to return to the classroom. Many teachers and families worry about the role kids might play in spreading the virus. CNN’s Chief Medical Correspondent Dr. Sanjay Gupta talks with former acting CDC director Richard Besser about the risks and rewards of sending children back to school, as well as the importance of following public health guidance.
17/07/2011m 24s

The View from Africa

Many experts braced for the worst and predicted a Covid-19 crisis in Africa. But while numbers have climbed up in some countries like South Africa, the continent has largely escaped the worst of the pandemic. CNN Chief Medical Correspondent Dr. Sanjay Gupta speaks with CNN International Correspondent David McKenzie, who’s based in South Africa, on how the continent has lived with the pandemic so far.
16/07/2015m 27s

Behind the N95 Mask

Peter Tsai isn’t exactly a household name, but his invention is. In 1995 he patented the fabric used to make N95 masks, which are one of the most effective face coverings to prevent the spread of Covid-19. CNN Chief Medical Correspondent Dr. Sanjay Gupta talks to Tsai about the role his creation has come to play in this global pandemic.
15/07/208m 21s

Trouble in the Sunshine State

Over the weekend, Florida set a record for the most coronavirus cases reported in a single day. CNN correspondent Rosa Flores has been reporting from the state for months and joins Dr. Sanjay Gupta to talk about how the virus got so out of control.
14/07/2012m 2s

Clearing Up Some Covid Confusion

How long is a Covid-19 test accurate for? Is it safe for visitors to see your newborn? CNN Chief Medical Correspondent Dr. Sanjay Gupta answers these frequently asked questions about the coronavirus.
13/07/2012m 16s

Delta CEO Ed Bastian on the Future of Flying

The airline industry has been hit hard by the pandemic. Potential flyers have serious questions about whether airlines are doing enough to protect their health. CNN anchor and Boss Files host Poppy Harlow speaks with Delta Air Lines CEO Ed Bastian about how one of the largest airlines in the world is responding to the coronavirus.
10/07/2011m 51s

Immune System 101

CNN Chief Medical Correspondent Dr. Sanjay Gupta hands things over to immunologist and CNN contributor Erin Bromage to talk about how our bodies respond to, fight off and succumb to Covid-19.
09/07/207m 38s

Classroom Chaos

How do we safely reopen schools in the middle of a pandemic? CNN's Chief Medical Correspondent Dr. Sanjay Gupta turns to CNN’s Bianna Golodryga and Evan McMorris-Santoro, who have been covering the impact of Covid-19 on education.
08/07/2015m 37s

Protect Yourself Against Contact Tracing Scams

Contact tracing is an essential part of the public health effort to slow the spread of the virus. But it has also become a new opportunity for scammers trying to collect sensitive financial information. CNN’s Chief Medical Correspondent, Dr. Sanjay Gupta, explains how to work with real contract tracing divisions without getting scammed by the impersonators.
07/07/206m 52s

Dr. Elmer Huerta on Coronavirus in Latin America

Several of the top 10 countries with the highest coronavirus fatality rates are in Latin America. CNN Chief Medical Correspondent Dr. Sanjay Gupta talks to CNN Espanol’s senior medical writer Dr. Elmer Huerta about the region that’s become the epicenter of the coronavirus pandemic.
06/07/2014m 1s

Happy Birthday, America. Get Well Soon.

This Fourth of July isn’t just a day of celebration - it’s a test of our discipline to slow the spread of Coronavirus. CNN Chief Medical Correspondent Dr. Sanjay Gupta talks to the United States as if it were his patient about how we can get back on track.
03/07/207m 36s

This Is Going to Be a House on Fire for a Long Time

We’re really just at the beginning of this pandemic. Until there’s a vaccine, we could be living with this virus for a long time. How did we lose control? And where do we go from here? CNN’s Chief Medical Correspondent Dr. Sanjay Gupta speaks to Michael Osterholm, Director of the Center for Infectious Disease Research and Policy at the University of Minnesota.
02/07/2016m 4s

Anxiety and Depression on the Rise

The pandemic is taxing everyone’s mental health. But not all people are impacted equally. According to the CDC, young people and people of color are the most likely to report symptoms of anxiety and depression. CNN’s Chief Medical Correspondent Dr. Sanjay Gupta talks to a young woman and a psychiatrist about why this is happening and how to cope.
01/07/209m 39s

Bill Gates on the Search for a Vaccine

The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation is contributing hundreds of millions of dollars toward Covid-19 vaccine trials. In this episode, Bill Gates sits down with CNN Chief Medical Correspondent Dr. Sanjay Gupta and CNN Anchor Anderson Cooper to discuss the prospect of developing a vaccine.
30/06/2011m 15s

Learning from the AIDS Epidemic

As Pride Month comes to a close, we reflect on 40 years ago when the world lived through another epidemic that suffered from misinformation and government inaction - the AIDS crisis. In this episode, CNN Chief Medical Correspondent Dr. Sanjay Gupta speaks with culture and politics writer Brandon Tensley about lessons from the AIDS epidemic that could help the country better manage Covid-19 today.
29/06/2010m 5s

Bob Costas on the Future of Sports

The pandemic forced nearly every sports league in the world to cancel or postpone games. But now, athletes are considering a return to the game. CNN’s Chief Medical Correspondent Dr. Sanjay Gupta talks to legendary sports commentator Bob Costas about how the forthcoming seasons will work and whether they’re worth the risk.
26/06/2016m 53s

When Can I See My Grandkids?

One of the top concerns we hear from listeners is whether it is safe for grandparents to visit their grandchildren in person. CNN’s Chief Medical Correspondent Dr. Sanjay Gupta asks that question to infectious disease and geriatrics specialist Dr. Preeti Malani.
25/06/2015m 9s

Lessons from South Korea

South Korea has been widely praised as a Covid-19 success story. How did they do it? CNN’s Chief Medical Correspondent Dr. Sanjay Gupta talks to CNN reporter Paula Hancocks in Seoul about how South Korea has learned to live with the virus.
24/06/2012m 53s

Work-From-Home Burnout

The ability to work from home is a privilege for many but it also comes with unique stressors. While working remotely decreases your exposure to the coronavirus, it can also lead to feelings of loneliness and a difficult juggle for working parents. CNN Chief Medical Correspondent Dr. Sanjay Gupta talks about work-from-home burnout and strategies for coping with it.
23/06/208m 21s

The U.S. Wasn’t Prepared for COVID-19

We are over four months into the Covid-19 pandemic and the U.S. still doesn't have the testing capabilities, contact tracing, or political buy-in that many other countries have used to fight this virus. CNN’s Chief Medical Correspondent Dr. Sanjay Gupta talks with Dr. Zeke Emanuel, an oncologist and bioethicist who has advised President Obama and now, Vice President Biden’s campaign. They address what the U.S. government got right, what they got wrong, and where we can go from here to turn things around.
22/06/2020m 48s

The First Wave Is Not Over

President Trump and Vice President Pence made comments this week suggesting panic about an increase in infections is overblown. But in nearly half the country, case counts are on the rise. CNN’s Chief Medical Correspondent Dr. Sanjay Gupta explains where the US really stands today.
19/06/2014m 29s

Super Spreaders

Some people are responsible for spreading the virus more than others. These people have been called "super spreaders," but are they really different from the rest of us? CNN’s Chief Medical Correspondent Dr. Sanjay Gupta talks to Professor Elizabeth McGraw, the director of the Center for Infectious Disease Dynamics at Penn State University, about who or what a super spreader is.
18/06/2010m 6s

“It’s a Little Bit Like Living on Mars”: Inside a Covid-19 ICU

It sometimes seems like country’s attention is shifting away from Covid-19's devastating death toll, which is projected to reach 200,000 by October, as several states see record numbers of cases on a daily basis. Today, CNN Chief Medical Correspondent Dr. Sanjay Gupta talks to his long-time friend and colleague Dr. Nick Boulis about it was it was like volunteer to work shifts inside Emory’s Covid-19 intensive care unit. What he saw first-hand drives home the deadly power of the virus.
17/06/2011m 20s

Asymptomatic Infection: Clearing up Confusion

Last week, an official at the World Health Organization said asymptomatic transmission of the coronavirus appears to be rare. They’ve since clarified their remarks. CNN’s Chief Medial Correspondent Dr. Sanjay Gupta sets the record straight on who can transmit the virus.
16/06/207m 11s

Covid-19 in the World's Largest Refugee Camp

It’s World Refugee Day on June 20, a time to commemorate the most vulnerable populations around the world. CNN’s Chief Medical Correspondent Dr. Sanjay Gupta turns to Bex Wright, who covers the Rohingya refugee crisis for CNN, and David Miliband, the CEO of the International Rescue Committee, to talk about how we can never be free of a global pandemic unless everywhere in the world is safe.
15/06/2010m 4s

Quarantine Fatigue

For many of us, it's been months since we started sheltering-in-place. And it's exhausting. Now, as states begin to reopen and social distancing rules are relaxed, how do we decide what is safe to do and what isn't? And what about those of us who haven't had the luxury of staying at home? CNN’s Chief Medical Correspondent Dr. Sanjay Gupta speaks to experts about quarantine fatigue and how we should move forward with our daily lives.
12/06/2013m 5s

Disease Detectives

Across the country, local officials are hiring people to track down anyone who may have been exposed to Covid-19. CNN Chief Medical Correspondent Dr. Sanjay Gupta talks to Dr. Syra Madad, an epidemiologist and special pathogens expert, about the importance and process of contact tracing.
11/06/2011m 53s

Road to Recovery

The majority of Covid-19 patients will recover from the virus, but what does that recovery look like? CNN’s Chief Medical Correspondent Dr. Sanjay Gupta speaks with a patient in recovery about his experience in the weeks since leaving the hospital. Medical expert Dr. Reynold Panetierri weighs in on some of the potential long-term health consequences.
10/06/207m 27s

Dr. Gupta Answers Your Covid-19 Questions

From washing masks to house visits and summer travel, CNN's Chief Medical Correspondent Dr. Sanjay Gupta tackles some recent questions from our listeners.
09/06/2010m 9s

The Future of Higher Education

The pandemic forced many American college campuses to close and move classes online. Some are now wondering whether the high cost of college tuition is worth it. CNN Chief Medical Correspondent Sanjay Gupta talks with NYU Professor Scott Galloway about what Galloway believes may be a disruption of higher education.
08/06/2013m 50s

Two Viruses

Covid-19 isn’t the only health crisis threatening our nation right now. CNN Chief Medical Correspondent Dr. Sanjay Gupta talks to epidemiologist Dr. Camara Jones about the serious impact of racism on public health. Dr. Jones also shares important guidance for protesters to help reduce the spread of coronavirus.
05/06/2014m 15s

Social Distancing in Summer

As the weather heats up, many of us are contemplating how to safely go out into the world and enjoy the summer. CNN Chief Medical Correspondent Dr. Sanjay Gupta talks to CNN contributor and immunologist Erin Bromage about what to consider before doing anything from hosting a cookout to going for a hike.
04/06/209m 19s

The Future of Work

As workplaces around the country are reopening, some employees have big questions. CNN’s Chief Medical Correspondent Dr. Sanjay Gupta is joined by CNN Business Senior Writer Kathryn Vasel to discuss what to expect when you head back to work.
03/06/209m 9s

“It Broke Me”: A Conversation with Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms

In the wake of nationwide protests in response to the death of George Floyd, CNN Chief Medical Correspondent Dr. Sanjay Gupta and Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms candidly discuss race, outrage, and the fears about the spread of Covid-19.
02/06/2024m 16s

Like Riding a Roller Coaster in the Dark

When a family member is hospitalized with Covid-19, often a single relative is chosen to be the primary line of communication between doctors and the rest of the family. CNN producer Lou Foglia took on this role when his father was hospitalized.  Dr. Sanjay Gupta invites Lou to share excerpts from the essay he wrote about that experience.
01/06/2010m 31s

Avoiding a Bummer Summer

Summer’s coming, but for many, it will look very different. Camps and activities are getting cancelled, so families are getting creative. CNN Chief Medical Correspondent Dr. Sanjay Gupta talks about solutions for parents and for kids.
29/05/2011m 34s

Together, We Grieve

As the coronavirus’ death toll in the U.S. surpasses 100,000 victims, CNN’s Chief Medical Correspondent Dr. Sanjay Gupta takes a moment to reflect on this tragic milestone and commemorate those we’ve lost.
28/05/206m 3s

How to Fly Safely

Flying can be risky these days, so what should you do if you need to travel? CNN Chief Medical Correspondent Dr. Sanjay Gupta and Erin Bromage, Associate Professor of Biology at University of Massachusetts Dartmouth, share tips on how to mitigate some of that risk.
28/05/2012m 40s

Why Small Decisions Feel So Difficult

During the pandemic, many people are struggling to make even the smallest decisions. Why does choosing what to eat for dinner or what to watch on TV suddenly feel impossible? CNN Chief Medical Correspondent Dr. Sanjay Gupta and neuroscientist Daphna Shohamy explain that we may need to look inside the human brain for the answers.
27/05/2011m 26s

Covering a Crisis: Wolf Blitzer & Dr. Sanjay Gupta

CNN’s Chief Medical Correspondent Dr. Sanjay Gupta is joined by colleague and veteran anchor, Wolf Blitzer, to discuss covering the unprecedented story of this coronavirus pandemic.
26/05/2011m 24s

Dr. Gupta’s Special Message to the Class of 2020

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.
22/05/207m 37s

When Staying Home Isn’t Safe

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 the National Domestic Violence Hotline at 1-800-799-7233 or visit their website at thehotline.org.
21/05/209m 56s

Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome in Children

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.
20/05/208m 33s

Listener Questions Answered

CNN’s Chief Medical Correspondent Dr. Sanjay Gupta goes through his inbox and answers some listeners’ questions about Covid-19.
19/05/207m 46s

BONUS: Need a Break? Take a Stretch

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.
18/05/206m 56s

Staying Fit, Staying Safe

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.
18/05/2010m 37s

The Future of Surveillance

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.
15/05/2013m 6s

The Future of Restaurants

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.
14/05/208m 45s

The Future of Travel

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.
13/05/2010m 0s

The Future of Education

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.
12/05/2013m 40s

Rethinking Normal with Fareed Zakaria

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.
11/05/2011m 8s

Thank You, Teacher

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.
08/05/2013m 0s

The Psychological Toll of Working on the Front Lines

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.
07/05/2016m 10s

The Doctor Will See You Now...Online

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, about how technology is changing the way healthcare is delivered.
06/05/2011m 27s

The Latest on Testing

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.
05/05/2011m 56s

Sorting Fact from Fiction

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.
04/05/209m 36s

In Your Dreams

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.
01/05/2012m 58s

From Farm to Table: Is the Food Supply Chain Breaking?

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.
30/04/2015m 52s

The Race for a Vaccine

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.
29/04/2010m 36s

Reopening Georgia: First Steps

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.
28/04/209m 52s

Kids Q&A with Dr. Sanjay Gupta and Carl Azuz

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.
27/04/209m 54s

Chris Cuomo on Covid-19 Recovery

CNN anchor Chris Cuomo battled the virus for weeks. Then his wife and son got sick. CNN Chief Medical Correspondent Dr. Sanjay Gupta has a frank conversation with Chris about his personal experience with Covid-19 and the impact it's had on his family.
24/04/2017m 31s

Sports on the Sidelines

The NFL Draft kicks off tonight, virtually. But will the season start with or without spectators? CNN Chief Medical Correspondent Dr. Sanjay Gupta explores the significance of the suspension of most sports due to Covid-19 and the proposed strategies for returning to play.
23/04/2010m 56s

Every Day is Earth Day

This year, the 50th anniversary of Earth Day comes in the midst of a pandemic. CNN's Chief Medical Correspondent Dr. Sanjay Gupta talks to Bill Weir, CNN's Chief Climate Correspondent, about the parallels between Covid-19 and climate change, as well as what it was like for Weir to welcome a new son into the world during such an uncertain time.
22/04/2011m 46s

Addiction in Isolation

Social support systems are important for everyone, but have an especially critical place in the lives of those struggling with substance abuse. CNN's Chief Medical Correspondent Dr. Sanjay Gupta explores the impact of the pandemic on people dealing with addiction.
21/04/208m 22s

Reopening the Country

What will it take, realistically, to re-open the country? Will we be able to return to normal in the near future? CNN Chief Medical Correspondent Dr. Sanjay Gupta speaks with former CDC Director, Dr. Tom Frieden about "boxing in" Covid-19.
20/04/2011m 0s

How to Help

From donating blood to food banks and helping the elderly, CNN's Chief Medical Correspondent Dr. Sanjay Gupta talks to people making a difference and talks you through some of the ways you can help those affected by the crisis.
17/04/207m 58s

Global Town Hall: Facts & Fears, April 16

As part of a special town hall event, CNN chief medical correspondent Dr. Sanjay Gupta and CNN anchor Anderson Cooper answer key questions with top health experts about the coronavirus.
17/04/201h 37m

Dating at a Distance

How do people date six feet apart? CNN Chief Medical Correspondent Dr. Sanjay Gupta explores the ways in which people are finding new relationships, as well as overcoming loneliness and the lack of physical touch during this pandemic.
16/04/209m 54s

Analyzing Antibodies

As coronavirus cases in U.S. hotspots appear to level off, attention is shifting to how and when the country could reopen. Along with measures like testing for active infections and contact tracing, CNN Chief Medical Correspondent Dr. Sanjay Gupta explains the role antibody testing could play.
15/04/207m 18s

A Crisis in Our Prisons

Across the country, prisons and jails have become hotbeds for the coronavirus. CNN's Chief Medical Correspondent Dr. Sanjay Gupta takes us into America's prison system to find out how the people who live and work there are fighting the pandemic.
14/04/2013m 16s

Money Matters

The coronavirus is threatening businesses and workers everywhere. We asked Christine Romans, CNN's Chief Business Correspondent, to help answer our listeners' top financial questions.
13/04/208m 41s

Keeping Faith in a Pandemic

In the age of social distancing, faith leaders are embracing new means of communication in order to maintain important religious traditions. CNN's Chief Medical Correspondent Dr. Sanjay Gupta speaks with Reverend Jennifer Bailey of the Faith Matters Network about finding, and keeping faith in the midst of loss and change.
10/04/2020m 25s

Race and Risk

Recently, we've seen disturbing reports of black Americans dying from Covid-19 at a disproportionate rate. CNN's Chief Medical correspondent Dr. Sanjay Gupta breaks down the various factors and demographics that may make some people and communities more susceptible.
09/04/209m 41s

Profiting from a Pandemic

In a time when we're all anxious about our health and safety, some people are preying on those fears. CNN's Chief Medical Correspondent Dr. Sanjay Gupta talks you through coronavirus "miracle cures" and other scams, offering tips on how best to protect yourself.
08/04/206m 57s

Doctors' Difficult Decisions

As coronavirus cases continue to overwhelm hospitals, resources such as ventilators are in short supply. CNN's Chief Medical Correspondent Dr. Sanjay Gupta speaks to NYU's Director of Medical Ethics about some of the tough questions facing healthcare professionals on the frontline.
07/04/2010m 20s

New Guidance on Masks

Up until last week, official guidance suggested that presumptively healthy people didn't need to be wearing masks. Now, that has changed. In this episode, CNN Chief Medical Correspondent Dr. Sanjay Gupta explains the new recommendations.
06/04/209m 28s

Astronaut Scott Kelly on How to Survive Isolation

After spending a year in space, Scott Kelly is an expert on managing extreme isolation. The retired astronaut shares valuable advice with CNN Chief Medical Correspondent Dr. Sanjay Gupta on how to cope with social separation here on earth.
03/04/2011m 13s

Without a Home: A Crisis Within a Crisis

How do you stay at home if you are homeless? CNN Chief Medical Correspondent Dr. Sanjay Gupta looks at how cities across the U.S. are handling the homeless crisis during the coronavirus pandemic and why everyone's health matters.
02/04/209m 25s

Checking in with Dr. Fauci

Dr. Anthony Fauci has become one of the most recognizable names in the fight against the novel coronavirus pandemic. CNN Chief Medical Correspondent Dr. Sanjay Gupta talks to Fauci about his personal life, career and navigating his current position straddling both science and politics.
01/04/2027m 27s

Covid-19 FAQs

As cases of Covid-19 rise, so do questions and uncertainties about it. In this episode, CNN Chief Medical Correspondent Dr. Sanjay Gupta responds to some of the e-mails and voice messages listeners have shared.
31/03/208m 38s

Pregnant During a Pandemic

Imagine the challenge of expecting a child without knowing what to expect. CNN Chief Medical Correspondent Dr. Sanjay Gupta shares the stories of three women who are due to give birth in the coming weeks and answers key questions about pregnancy in the midst of the Covid-19 pandemic.
30/03/2010m 33s

Bill Gates Sounded the Alarm

The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation is committing $100 million to the fight against Covid-19. In this excerpt from CNN's Global Town Hall: Coronavirus Facts and Fears, CNN Chief Medical Correspondent Dr. Sanjay Gupta and CNN Anchor Anderson Cooper interview Bill Gates about his early pandemic predictions and how his foundation is investing in future treatments. Recorded on March 26, 2020.
28/03/2016m 15s

A Virus Doesn't Discriminate

The coronavirus pandemic has fueled a surge in racism against Asian-Americans around the country. CNN's Chief Medical Correspondent Sanjay Gupta hears from some Americans who've personally experienced racism and talks about why there's no place for hate in our country.
27/03/209m 1s

Saving Lives or Saving the Economy?

How do you choose between saving lives and saving the economy? CNN Chief Business Correspondent Christine Romans talks to investor Bill Ackman, and CNN Chief Medical Correspondent Dr. Sanjay Gupta consults with bioethicist Arthur Caplan about some of the tough issues we're facing during this pandemic.
26/03/2011m 29s

Searching for Treatments

There is currently no proven treatment or cure for Covid-19, but scientists around the globe are working to find one. CNN Chief Medical Correspondent Dr. Sanjay Gupta explains some of the drug names floating around and what we know about them.
25/03/207m 41s

Talking to Our Kids about Covid-19

Working from home while teaching and caring for your kids isn't easy during this crisis. CNN Chief Medical Correspondent Dr. Sanjay Gupta talks to moms and dads about parenting in a pandemic.
24/03/209m 47s

Listener FAQs

Many of you have reached out to us with your questions about the novel coronavirus, so in this episode, Dr. Sanjay Gupta responds to some of the most frequent queries about the pandemic.
23/03/205m 36s

The Home Front

What happens when medical professionals must balance saving patients with protecting their own family? CNN Chief Medical Correspondent Dr. Sanjay Gupta talks to one couple about their tough decision to live apart during the COVID-19 crisis.
20/03/2010m 18s

Lessons from China

As the U.S. imposes drastic measures to contain the coronavirus, Dr. Sanjay Gupta speaks to CNN's China correspondent David Culver on what life in lockdown was like.
19/03/209m 56s

Pandemic Panic

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?
18/03/2012m 27s

Living with Coronavirus

What does it feel like when someone contracts COVID-19 and is under quarantine? CNN Chief Medical Correspondent Dr. Sanjay Gupta shares the stories of two Americans who tested positive.
17/03/207m 6s

Myth-Busting

As the coronavirus spreads, so do bogus claims and conspiracy theories. CNN Chief Medical Correspondent Dr. Sanjay Gupta sets the record straight on some of the most inaccurate information floating around.
16/03/206m 45s

Inside the Containment Zone

CNN Chief Medical Correspondent Dr. Sanjay Gupta talks to healthcare providers on the frontlines in New Rochelle, a New York suburb where a large cluster of cases prompted Governor Andrew Cuomo to set up a containment zone and deploy the National Guard.
13/03/208m 40s

Eyes on the Virus: The View from the CDC

CNN Chief Medical Correspondent Dr. Sanjay Gupta speaks with Dr. Anne Schuchat, Principal Deputy Director of the CDC, about the agency's response to the coronavirus and the outbreak's impact on health, travel and education.
12/03/2015m 50s

History Matters

In the wake of the coronavirus, what lessons can be learned from past viral outbreaks? CNN Chief Medical correspondent Dr. Sanjay Gupta turns to Dr. Howard Markel, a professor of historical medicine, for key context.
11/03/207m 41s

Pandemic

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.
10/03/2012m 16s

Virus Hunters

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.
09/03/2012m 47s

Facts & Fears

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.
06/03/2015m 27s

Flight Risks

Nervous about traveling? Dr. Sanjay Gupta answers questions about how to prepare for a busy travel season and what to expect at the airport.
05/03/208m 18s

Test Anxiety

Dr. Sanjay Gupta answers some key questions about coronavirus testing.
04/03/206m 59s

Mask Confusion

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.
03/03/205m 6s

What Is the Coronavirus?

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?
02/03/209m 6s

Introducing 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. New episodes starting March 2nd.
29/02/2035s
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