Maria Godoy

Maria Godoy appears in the following:

The Science And Policy Behind The Decision To Vaccinate Younger Children

Tuesday, September 21, 2021

Chile has started vaccinating kids age 6 to 11 against COVID, one of the few nations in the world to immunize kids under 12. A handful of other countries are also giving shots to younger kids.


Yes, Gov. DeSantis, Studies Do Show Masks Curb Covid-19 In Schools

Friday, September 10, 2021

Several studies over the past year and a half have arrived at the same conclusion: mask wearing significantly limits transmission of the coronavirus in schools.


6 Strategies To Make Classrooms Safer As The Delta Variant Spreads

Friday, September 03, 2021

Research shows increasingly that layering one strategy on top of another can help minimize the spread of the coronavirus in classrooms.


Elementary School COVID Outbreak Shows Why Layers Of Safety Precautions Are Necessary

Wednesday, September 01, 2021

A COVID outbreak in a California elementary school has highlighted how formidable a foe delta is in classrooms. That's why experts say it's vital schools deploy multiple strategies to curb cases.


Use These 6 Expert Tips To Find The Best Masks For Your Kids

Tuesday, August 24, 2021

This year, face masks are on most parents' list of back-to-school supplies. But which ones are most effective? Here's how to choose the right one for your child.


Don't Focus On Kids' Weight Gain. Focus On Healthy Habits Instead

Monday, August 16, 2021

Many parents have seen their kids' weight go up after months of disrupted schedules and excess screen time. Here's how to respond, without causing new problems, like body image issues.


Tips For Parents On How To Get Their Kids Back To Healthy Habits

Monday, August 09, 2021

Emerging data suggest children gained excess weight during the pandemic. Parents can follow some tips on how to get their kids back to being active and healthy.


The Delta Variant Is Extremely Contagious, But CDC Says Vaccines And Masks Will Help

Saturday, July 31, 2021

New data on the Delta variant has researchers wondering what the mutation could mean for the evolution of COVID-19 as it continues to spread.


Federal Health Advisors Weigh COVID Booster Shots For The Immunocompromised

Sunday, July 25, 2021

A key CDC advisory panel presented evidence that an additional shot could boost the chances that people with weakened immune systems will get a protective response. Right now, such use isn't allowed.


Sunscreen And Aloe Products Recalled For Containing Carcinogenic Chemical

Sunday, July 18, 2021

There were recalls of some sunscreen and after-sun products last week when testing revealed the presence of a carcinogenic chemical.


Meet Maryland's Secret Weapon In The Battle To Close The Latino Vaccination Gap

Wednesday, July 07, 2021

Maryland is among just a handful of states where at least half of the Latino population is vaccinated. Here are the people making a difference.


Health Promoters Help Latinos Get Vaccinated Against COVID-19

Tuesday, July 06, 2021

Vaccination rates have stalled across the U.S., but are on the rise among Latinos. That's thanks in part to volunteer promotoras — foot soldiers known as health promoters.


A 3rd Dose Of COVID Vaccines May Boost Immunity For Transplant Recipients

Tuesday, June 15, 2021

The COVID vaccines haven't proved very effective for people living with organ transplants. But getting a third dose of the mRNA vaccines gave a big bump in antibody levels in a new study.


What You Need To Know About The CDC's New Mask Guidance

Saturday, May 15, 2021

We take a look a the new mask guidelines issued by U.S. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, breaking down what it means for fully-vaccinated people to go maskless — for the most part.


Vaccination Against COVID 'Does Not Mean Immunity' For People With Organ Transplants

Friday, May 07, 2021

For most people, COVID-19 vaccines promise a return to something akin to normal life. But for the hundreds of thousands of Americans who have a transplanted organ, it's a different story.


COVID-19 Vaccines Might Not Work As Well For Those With Organ Transplants

Wednesday, May 05, 2021

For most people, COVID-19 vaccines promise a return to something akin to normal life. But for the roughly 500,000 Americans living with organ transplants, it's a different story.


You're Vaccinated. Congrats! Now What Can You Do Safely?

Thursday, April 29, 2021

Can I get a massage? Travel with my unvaccinated kids? Eat indoors at a restaurant? Hit the gym? Experts weigh in with advice on 16 frequently asked post-vaccination questions.


More Experts Call For An End To Outdoor Mask Requirements

Tuesday, April 27, 2021

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is expected to update its guidance Tuesday on mask-wearing outdoors. What does the science say about when it's important to wear a mask outside?


Johnson & Johnson Vaccine And Blood Clots: What You Need To Know

Tuesday, April 13, 2021

Government health officials are recommending a "pause" in vaccinations with the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine. We're answering your questions as we learn more.


Vaccinated Travelers Urged To Be Cautious As Pandemic Persists

Tuesday, April 13, 2021

The CDC says people who are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 can travel but the majority of Americans still haven't gotten their shots. So how do we navigate travel safely?