Maria Godoy

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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?


CDC Declares Racism A Public Health Threat

Thursday, April 08, 2021

The CDC today issued a declaration on its website that racism is a threat to public health. The assertion is a shift for the agency and one which detractors both in and out of the CDC have called for.


Immunocompromised And Concerned About The Vaccine? Here's What You Need To Know

Monday, March 29, 2021

The three currently authorized vaccines are all safe for people with suppressed immune systems, scientists say. How effective they will be may depend on your treatment plan and when you get the shot.


Nearly 1 In 3 Women Experience Violence: Landmark Report From WHO

Tuesday, March 09, 2021

A report that gathered data from 161 countries and areas paints a "horrifying picture," said WHO's director-general. And there's concern that the pandemic has made matters worse.


Got Questions About Johnson & Johnson's COVID-19 Vaccine? We Have Answers

Thursday, March 04, 2021

The third COVID-19 vaccine authorized for use in the U.S. requires one shot instead of two, and works a slightly different way from the others. Here's what we know about its safety and effectiveness.


On 'The Kitchen Front,' 4 Women Cook Their Way To Victory

Wednesday, February 24, 2021

In Jennifer Ryan's new novel, set in England in 1942, four women from different backgrounds compete in a cooking contest with a possibly life-changing prize: The chance to cohost a BBC cooking show.


Coronavirus FAQs: If I Have No Post-Vaccine Pain, Is It Working? Plus: Goat Dilemma!

Friday, February 12, 2021

Readers are asking about vaccine protocols, the safest way to take off a mask, whether it's risky to engage in therapeutic cuddling sessions with goats.


Two Masks Are Better Than One, CDC Says

Wednesday, February 10, 2021

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention research finds wearing a surgical mask underneath a cloth mask — a concept known as double masking — can vastly improve the protection for the wearer.


Why South Africa Is Putting The AstraZeneca Vaccine On Hold

Monday, February 08, 2021

A study raised concerns about its effectiveness against the coronavirus variant sweeping through the country — although the data is too preliminary for definitive conclusions.


5 Hacks And Tips To Make Your Face Mask More Protective

Wednesday, February 03, 2021

From double-masking to getting a tighter seal, these suggestions and simple at-home hacks can make your mask a better barrier against the coronavirus — and help fend off more infectious strains.


Some Health Experts Suggest Double Masking As New Coronavirus Variants Spread

Tuesday, January 26, 2021

As more contagious coronavirus variants spread in the U.S., some public health experts say it's time to wear two masks. A cloth mask with a surgical mask on top should give more protection, they say.


China's Sinovac Vaccine Is Rolling Out Around The World. Will It Work?

Tuesday, January 19, 2021

Research suggests the vaccine prevents disease only 50% of the time. But it could still have a big impact. And many countries are betting on it.


Data Challenges Efficacy Of Vaccine Made By Chinese Company

Monday, January 18, 2021

Many nations are betting on a vaccine made in China to immunize their populations. Clinical trial data from Brazil shows it is only 50% effective — less than the 78% previously reported.


Is The Pandemic Causing A Surge In Female Genital Mutilation?

Tuesday, January 05, 2021

Kenya's president pledged to stamp out the practice by 2022. But since the pandemic began, activists say more girls are being cut — and married off afterward.