Christiane Amanpour reveals ovarian cancer diagnosis: What women should know

Christiane Amanpour reveals ovarian cancer diagnosis: What women should know

(NEW YORK) -- When Christiane Amanpour, chief international anchor for CNN, announced Monday she has been diagnosed with ovarian cancer, she did so with a message to women. "I'm telling you this in the interest of transparency but, in truth, really, mostly as a shout-out to early diagnosis," Amanpour said…
Novavax COVID-19 vaccine: How it works and other things you should know

Novavax COVID-19 vaccine: How it works and other things you should know

Maryland-based biotech company Novavax said Monday that its COVID-19 vaccine was shown to be highly effective in clinical trials, which puts it on track to become the fourth vaccine available in the United States. Given the abundance of vaccines in the U.S., Novavax's vaccine may be available first in low-…
Novavax announces its COVID-19 vaccine is over 90% effective against symptomatic disease

Novavax announces its COVID-19 vaccine is over 90% effective against symptomatic disease

(LONDON) -- American biotechnology company Novavax announced Monday that its experimental COVID-19 vaccine was more than 90% effective against symptomatic disease in late-stage clinical trials. Results from the Phase 3 trial, which enrolled nearly 30,000 participants across 119 sites in the United States and Mexico, show Novavax's recombinant protein-based vaccine,…
What to know about the Delta COVID-19 variant first detected in India

What to know about the Delta COVID-19 variant first detected in India

(NEW YORK) -- The Delta variant, which was first detected in India and which now makes up 6% of sequenced COVID-19 cases in the United States, has prompted recent calls from President Joe Biden and Dr. Anthony Fauci for more Americans to get vaccinated. While prevalence of the variant, also…
Sharp uptick seen in suspected suicide attempts among teenage girls: CDC

Sharp uptick seen in suspected suicide attempts among teenage girls: CDC

(WASHINGTON) -- After an initial drop in suicide-related emergency department visits at the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention are reporting that suspected teenage suicide attempts rose in 2021, with the increase driven by a dramatic uptick among teenage girls. The CDC said in…