< Back to 68k.news US front page

UK variant is now the dominant coronavirus strain in the US, says CDC chief

Original source (on modern site) | Article images: [1] [2]

');$vidEndSlate.removeClass('video__end-slate--inactive').addClass('video__end-slate--active');}};CNN.autoPlayVideoExist = (CNN.autoPlayVideoExist === true) ? true : false;var configObj = {thumb: 'none',video: 'health/2021/04/07/walensky-covid-19-uk-variant-sot-cohen-nr-vpx.cnn',width: '100%',height: '100%',section: 'domestic',profile: 'expansion',network: 'cnn',markupId: 'large-media_0',adsection: 'const-article-carousel-pagetop',frameWidth: '100%',frameHeight: '100%',posterImageOverride: {"mini":{"width":220,"type":"jpg","uri":"//cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/210407120717-walensky-uk-variant-vpx-small-169.jpeg","height":124},"xsmall":{"width":307,"type":"jpg","uri":"//cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/210407120717-walensky-uk-variant-vpx-medium-plus-169.jpeg","height":173},"small":{"width":460,"type":"jpg","uri":"//cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/210407120717-walensky-uk-variant-vpx-large-169.jpeg","height":259},"medium":{"width":780,"type":"jpg","uri":"//cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/210407120717-walensky-uk-variant-vpx-exlarge-169.jpeg","height":438},"large":{"width":1100,"type":"jpg","uri":"//cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/210407120717-walensky-uk-variant-vpx-super-169.jpeg","height":619},"full16x9":{"width":1600,"type":"jpg","uri":"//cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/210407120717-walensky-uk-variant-vpx-full-169.jpeg","height":900},"mini1x1":{"width":120,"type":"jpg","uri":"//cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/210407120717-walensky-uk-variant-vpx-small-11.jpeg","height":120}}},autoStartVideo = false,isVideoReplayClicked = false,callbackObj,containerEl,currentVideoCollection = [{"title":"CDC director: UK variant is now dominant Covid-19 strain in US","duration":"01:34","sourceName":"CNN","sourceLink":"https://www.cnn.com/","videoCMSUrl":"/video/data/3.0/video/health/2021/04/07/walensky-covid-19-uk-variant-sot-cohen-nr-vpx.cnn/index.xml","videoId":"health/2021/04/07/walensky-covid-19-uk-variant-sot-cohen-nr-vpx.cnn","videoImage":"//cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/210407120717-walensky-uk-variant-vpx-large-169.jpeg","videoUrl":"/videos/health/2021/04/07/walensky-covid-19-uk-variant-sot-cohen-nr-vpx.cnn/video/playlists/coronavirus/","description":"The B.1.1.7 coronavirus variant first identified in the United Kingdom is \u003ca href=\"https://www.cnn.com/2021/04/07/us/uk-variant-dominant-coronavirus-strain/index.html\" target=\"_blank\">now the most common strain of Covid-19 in the United States\u003c/a>, according to US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Director Dr. Rochelle Walensky.","descriptionText":"The B.1.1.7 coronavirus variant first identified in the United Kingdom is \u003ca href=\"https://www.cnn.com/2021/04/07/us/uk-variant-dominant-coronavirus-strain/index.html\" target=\"_blank\">now the most common strain of Covid-19 in the United States\u003c/a>, according to US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Director Dr. Rochelle Walensky."},{"title":"Covid-19 vaccine demand may soon reach a tipping point","duration":"01:55","sourceName":"CNN","sourceLink":"https://www.cnn.com/","videoCMSUrl":"/video/data/3.0/video/health/2021/04/21/covid-19-vaccine-supply-and-demand-watt-pkg-nr-vpx.cnn/index.xml","videoId":"health/2021/04/21/covid-19-vaccine-supply-and-demand-watt-pkg-nr-vpx.cnn","videoImage":"//cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/210420141937-01-needles-pfizer-vaccine-0415-large-169.jpg","videoUrl":"/videos/health/2021/04/21/covid-19-vaccine-supply-and-demand-watt-pkg-nr-vpx.cnn/video/playlists/coronavirus/","description":"Coronavirus vaccine supply in the United States could be outstripped by demand. CNN's Nick Watt details why this may be a concern.","descriptionText":"Coronavirus vaccine supply in the United States could be outstripped by demand. CNN's Nick Watt details why this may be a concern."},{"title":"Gupta on Covid-19: It doesn't seem to transmit well on surfaces","duration":"01:33","sourceName":"CNN","sourceLink":"https://www.cnn.com/","videoCMSUrl":"/video/data/3.0/video/health/2021/04/20/cdc-coronavirus-surface-transmission-gupta-nr-vpx.cnn/index.xml","videoId":"health/2021/04/20/cdc-coronavirus-surface-transmission-gupta-nr-vpx.cnn","videoImage":"//cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/210420103416-gupta-large-169.jpg","videoUrl":"/videos/health/2021/04/20/cdc-coronavirus-surface-transmission-gupta-nr-vpx.cnn/video/playlists/coronavirus/","description":"CNN's \u003ca href=\"https://www.cnn.com/profiles/sanjay-gupta-profile\" target=\"_blank\">Dr. Sanjay Gupta\u003c/a> discusses the \u003ca href=\"https://www.cnn.com/2021/04/19/health/cdc-covid-guidelines-cleaning/index.html\" target=\"_blank\">CDC claim that the risk of Covid-19 surface transmission is low\u003c/a> in comparison to airborne transmission.","descriptionText":"CNN's \u003ca href=\"https://www.cnn.com/profiles/sanjay-gupta-profile\" target=\"_blank\">Dr. Sanjay Gupta\u003c/a> discusses the \u003ca href=\"https://www.cnn.com/2021/04/19/health/cdc-covid-guidelines-cleaning/index.html\" target=\"_blank\">CDC claim that the risk of Covid-19 surface transmission is low\u003c/a> in comparison to airborne transmission."},{"title":"Cohen: Johnson & Johnson put out this statement that is simply not true","duration":"02:06","sourceName":"CNN","sourceLink":"https://www.cnn.com","videoCMSUrl":"/video/data/3.0/video/health/2021/04/19/johnson-and-johnson-coronavirus-vaccine-false-statement-cohen-newday-vpx.cnn/index.xml","videoId":"health/2021/04/19/johnson-and-johnson-coronavirus-vaccine-false-statement-cohen-newday-vpx.cnn","videoImage":"//cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/210418170008-covid-vaccine-file-large-169.jpg","videoUrl":"/videos/health/2021/04/19/johnson-and-johnson-coronavirus-vaccine-false-statement-cohen-newday-vpx.cnn/video/playlists/coronavirus/","description":"CNN Senior Medical Correspondent Elizabeth Cohen discusses a statement released by Johnson & Johnson about other coronavirus vaccines.","descriptionText":"CNN Senior Medical Correspondent Elizabeth Cohen discusses a statement released by Johnson & Johnson about other coronavirus vaccines."},{"title":"Obama and Shaquille O'Neal urge Americans to get vaccinated","duration":"02:24","sourceName":"CNN","sourceLink":"https://www.cnn.com/","videoCMSUrl":"/video/data/3.0/video/health/2021/04/19/shaquille-oneal-barack-obama-urge-vaccinations-newday-vpx.cnn/index.xml","videoId":"health/2021/04/19/shaquille-oneal-barack-obama-urge-vaccinations-newday-vpx.cnn","videoImage":"//cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/210419142623-barack-obama-shaquille-oneal-split-large-169.jpg","videoUrl":"/videos/health/2021/04/19/shaquille-oneal-barack-obama-urge-vaccinations-newday-vpx.cnn/video/playlists/coronavirus/","description":"Former President Barack Obama and NBA legend Shaquille O'Neal joined a slate of celebrities in urging Americans to get vaccinated during an hour-long NBC special aimed at boosting vaccine confidence.","descriptionText":"Former President Barack Obama and NBA legend Shaquille O'Neal joined a slate of celebrities in urging Americans to get vaccinated during an hour-long NBC special aimed at boosting vaccine confidence."},{"title":"What medical professionals are doing to fight vaccine hesitancy","duration":"06:11","sourceName":"CNN","sourceLink":"https://www.cnn.com/","videoCMSUrl":"/video/data/3.0/video/health/2021/04/18/fighting-vaccine-hesitancy-covid-charleston-brown-pkg-nr-vpx.cnn/index.xml","videoId":"health/2021/04/18/fighting-vaccine-hesitancy-covid-charleston-brown-pkg-nr-vpx.cnn","videoImage":"//cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/210418201037-charleston-vaccine-site-brown-dnt-01-large-169.jpg","videoUrl":"/videos/health/2021/04/18/fighting-vaccine-hesitancy-covid-charleston-brown-pkg-nr-vpx.cnn/video/playlists/coronavirus/","description":"As more Covid-19 vaccine becomes available, demand is faltering. CNN's Pamela Brown traveled to South Carolina to find out what is making people hesitate to get the vaccine. ","descriptionText":"As more Covid-19 vaccine becomes available, demand is faltering. CNN's Pamela Brown traveled to South Carolina to find out what is making people hesitate to get the vaccine. "},{"title":"Fauci: We'll get Johnson and Johnson vaccine back 'in some manner'","duration":"02:10","sourceName":"CNN","sourceLink":"https://www.cnn.com/","videoCMSUrl":"/video/data/3.0/video/health/2021/04/18/dr-anthony-fauci-johnson-and-johnson-vaccine-sotu-bash-vpx.cnn/index.xml","videoId":"health/2021/04/18/dr-anthony-fauci-johnson-and-johnson-vaccine-sotu-bash-vpx.cnn","videoImage":"//cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/210418114937-bash-fauci-split-sotu-4-18-21-large-169.jpg","videoUrl":"/videos/health/2021/04/18/dr-anthony-fauci-johnson-and-johnson-vaccine-sotu-bash-vpx.cnn/video/playlists/coronavirus/","description":"Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, \u003ca href=\"http://www.cnn.com/2021/04/18/politics/fauci-jj-vaccine-friday/index.html\" target=\"_blank\">shares when he expects a decision to be made about the Johnson & Johnson Covid-19 vaccine\u003c/a>, predicting the vaccine would come back on the market with restrictions or warnings.","descriptionText":"Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, \u003ca href=\"http://www.cnn.com/2021/04/18/politics/fauci-jj-vaccine-friday/index.html\" target=\"_blank\">shares when he expects a decision to be made about the Johnson & Johnson Covid-19 vaccine\u003c/a>, predicting the vaccine would come back on the market with restrictions or warnings."},{"title":"CNN analyst calls out Nate Silver over his vaccine tweet","duration":"03:52","sourceName":"CNN","sourceLink":"www.cnn.com","videoCMSUrl":"/video/data/3.0/video/health/2021/04/14/nate-silver-gounder-johnson-johnson-vaccine-vpx.cnn/index.xml","videoId":"health/2021/04/14/nate-silver-gounder-johnson-johnson-vaccine-vpx.cnn","videoImage":"//cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/210414140050-dr-celine-gounder-nate-silver-split-vpx-large-169.jpg","videoUrl":"/videos/health/2021/04/14/nate-silver-gounder-johnson-johnson-vaccine-vpx.cnn/video/playlists/coronavirus/","description":"CNN medical analyst Dr. Celine Gounder discusses the risk of undermining vaccine confidence after renowned statistician Nate Silver tweeted about vaccine hesitancy. ","descriptionText":"CNN medical analyst Dr. Celine Gounder discusses the risk of undermining vaccine confidence after renowned statistician Nate Silver tweeted about vaccine hesitancy. "},{"title":"These unlikely events are still more likely than a blood clot after the J&J vaccine","duration":"02:48","sourceName":"CNN","sourceLink":"https://www.cnn.com/","videoCMSUrl":"/video/data/3.0/video/health/2021/04/14/reality-check-johnson--johnson-vaccine-pause-covid-19-avlon-newday-vpx.cnn/index.xml","videoId":"health/2021/04/14/reality-check-johnson--johnson-vaccine-pause-covid-19-avlon-newday-vpx.cnn","videoImage":"//cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/210413082523-us-covid-19-vaccine-doses-johnson--johnson-0325-large-169.jpg","videoUrl":"/videos/health/2021/04/14/reality-check-johnson--johnson-vaccine-pause-covid-19-avlon-newday-vpx.cnn/video/playlists/coronavirus/","description":"CNN's \u003ca href=\"https://www.cnn.com/profiles/john-avlon-profie\" target=\"_blank\">John Avlon\u003c/a> puts into perspective the likelihood of suffering from rare blood clots that have been reported in only six of the \u003ca href=\"https://www.cnn.com/2021/04/14/health/us-coronavirus-wednesday/index.html\" target=\"_blank\">6.8 million Johnson & Johnson Covid-19 vaccine recipients\u003c/a> in the US.","descriptionText":"CNN's \u003ca href=\"https://www.cnn.com/profiles/john-avlon-profie\" target=\"_blank\">John Avlon\u003c/a> puts into perspective the likelihood of suffering from rare blood clots that have been reported in only six of the \u003ca href=\"https://www.cnn.com/2021/04/14/health/us-coronavirus-wednesday/index.html\" target=\"_blank\">6.8 million Johnson & Johnson Covid-19 vaccine recipients\u003c/a> in the US."},{"title":"Hear doctor's message for people with J&J vaccine concerns","duration":"03:06","sourceName":"CNN","sourceLink":"https://cnn.com","videoCMSUrl":"/video/data/3.0/video/business/2021/04/13/johnson--johnson-pause-vaccine-dr-carlos-del-rio-newday-vpx.cnn/index.xml","videoId":"business/2021/04/13/johnson--johnson-pause-vaccine-dr-carlos-del-rio-newday-vpx.cnn","videoImage":"//cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/210413080112-dr-carlos-del-rio-large-169.jpg","videoUrl":"/videos/business/2021/04/13/johnson--johnson-pause-vaccine-dr-carlos-del-rio-newday-vpx.cnn/video/playlists/coronavirus/","description":"Dr. Carlos del Rio, the executive associate dean at Emory University School of Medicine, explains why the public should not \"freak out\" over Johnson & Johnson's decision to call for a pause in use of their Covid-19 vaccine as rare side effects in six women are investigated.","descriptionText":"Dr. Carlos del Rio, the executive associate dean at Emory University School of Medicine, explains why the public should not \"freak out\" over Johnson & Johnson's decision to call for a pause in use of their Covid-19 vaccine as rare side effects in six women are investigated."},{"title":"Dr. Gupta: Johnson & Johnson vaccine pause will fuel hesitancy","duration":"01:06","sourceName":"CNN","sourceLink":"http://cnn.com","videoCMSUrl":"/video/data/3.0/video/business/2021/04/13/johnson--johnson-vaccine-pause-impact-gupta-sot-newday-vpx.cnn/index.xml","videoId":"business/2021/04/13/johnson--johnson-vaccine-pause-impact-gupta-sot-newday-vpx.cnn","videoImage":"//cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/210413085043-dr-sanjay-gupta-large-169.jpg","videoUrl":"/videos/business/2021/04/13/johnson--johnson-vaccine-pause-impact-gupta-sot-newday-vpx.cnn/video/playlists/coronavirus/","description":"CNN's chief medical correspondent Dr. Sanjay Gupta reports on Johnson & Johnson and the CDC announcing their recommendation to \"pause\" the use of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine out of an abundance of caution.","descriptionText":"CNN's chief medical correspondent Dr. Sanjay Gupta reports on Johnson & Johnson and the CDC announcing their recommendation to \"pause\" the use of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine out of an abundance of caution."},{"title":"WHO official: We are at a 'critical point' of the pandemic","duration":"03:05","sourceName":"CNN","sourceLink":"https://www.cnn.com","videoCMSUrl":"/video/data/3.0/video/world/2021/04/13/who-coronavirus-reality-check-pandemic-van-kerkhove-berman-intv-newday-intl-ldn-vpx.cnn/index.xml","videoId":"world/2021/04/13/who-coronavirus-reality-check-pandemic-van-kerkhove-berman-intv-newday-intl-ldn-vpx.cnn","videoImage":"//cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/210413141922-maria-van-kerkhove-who-coronavirus-pandemic-new-day-april-13-2021-large-169.jpg","videoUrl":"/videos/world/2021/04/13/who-coronavirus-reality-check-pandemic-van-kerkhove-berman-intv-newday-intl-ldn-vpx.cnn/video/playlists/coronavirus/","description":"The World Health Organization has warned that the world needs a \"reality check\" on the state of the pandemic, as countries abandon restrictions despite four weeks of rising deaths and seven weeks of rising cases globally. CNN's John Berman speaks with Maria van Kerkhove, the WHO's technical lead for coronavirus response, about what we need to be focusing on.","descriptionText":"The World Health Organization has warned that the world needs a \"reality check\" on the state of the pandemic, as countries abandon restrictions despite four weeks of rising deaths and seven weeks of rising cases globally. CNN's John Berman speaks with Maria van Kerkhove, the WHO's technical lead for coronavirus response, about what we need to be focusing on."},{"title":"Fauci talks about what he is comfortable doing now that he's fully vaccinated","duration":"04:48","sourceName":"CNN","sourceLink":"https://www.cnn.com","videoCMSUrl":"/video/data/3.0/video/health/2021/04/12/dr-anthony-fauci-going-out-vaccinated-tsr-vpx.cnn/index.xml","videoId":"health/2021/04/12/dr-anthony-fauci-going-out-vaccinated-tsr-vpx.cnn","videoImage":"//cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/210412180658-fauci-tsr-screengrab-vpx-large-169.jpg","videoUrl":"/videos/health/2021/04/12/dr-anthony-fauci-going-out-vaccinated-tsr-vpx.cnn/video/playlists/coronavirus/","description":"CNN's Wolf Blitzer talks to Dr. Anthony Fauci about what activities he thinks are safe for Americans who are fully vaccinated, and what he personally feels comfortable doing now the he is fully vaccinated. ","descriptionText":"CNN's Wolf Blitzer talks to Dr. Anthony Fauci about what activities he thinks are safe for Americans who are fully vaccinated, and what he personally feels comfortable doing now the he is fully vaccinated. "},{"title":"Half of US adults expected to have at least 1 vaccine dose by next week","duration":"02:43","sourceName":"CNN","sourceLink":"https://www.cnn.com/","videoCMSUrl":"/video/data/3.0/video/health/2021/04/12/gupta-us-coronavirus-vaccine-rollout-dnt-lead-vpx.cnn/index.xml","videoId":"health/2021/04/12/gupta-us-coronavirus-vaccine-rollout-dnt-lead-vpx.cnn","videoImage":"//cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/210412125028-us-covid-19-vaccine-dose-jj-0408-large-169.jpg","videoUrl":"/videos/health/2021/04/12/gupta-us-coronavirus-vaccine-rollout-dnt-lead-vpx.cnn/video/playlists/coronavirus/","description":"CNN's chief medical correspondent Dr. Sanjay Gupta reports on the US Covid-19 vaccine rollout as experts warn against a second surge.","descriptionText":"CNN's chief medical correspondent Dr. Sanjay Gupta reports on the US Covid-19 vaccine rollout as experts warn against a second surge."},{"title":"Health advocates go door-to-door to fight vaccine hesitancy","duration":"03:28","sourceName":"CNN","sourceLink":"http://www.cnn.com/","videoCMSUrl":"/video/data/3.0/video/health/2021/04/11/jason-carroll-vaccine-hesitancy-maine-pkg-ac360-vpx.cnn/index.xml","videoId":"health/2021/04/11/jason-carroll-vaccine-hesitancy-maine-pkg-ac360-vpx.cnn","videoImage":"//cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/210411120732-jason-carroll-vaccine-hesitancy-maine-pkg-ac360-vpx-00000000-large-169.jpg","videoUrl":"/videos/health/2021/04/11/jason-carroll-vaccine-hesitancy-maine-pkg-ac360-vpx.cnn/video/playlists/coronavirus/","description":"Advocates in Maine are going door-to-door in order to help combat vaccine hesitancy. CNN's Jason Carroll reports. ","descriptionText":"Advocates in Maine are going door-to-door in order to help combat vaccine hesitancy. CNN's Jason Carroll reports. "},{"title":"'Michigan needs to be shut down': Doctor on Covid-19 surge","duration":"03:04","sourceName":"CNN","sourceLink":"https://www.cnn.com","videoCMSUrl":"/video/data/3.0/video/health/2021/04/11/reiner-coronavirus-surge-michigan-texas-governor-herd-immunity-nr-vpx.cnn/index.xml","videoId":"health/2021/04/11/reiner-coronavirus-surge-michigan-texas-governor-herd-immunity-nr-vpx.cnn","videoImage":"//cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/210411181045-dr-reiner-vpx-screengrab-large-169.jpeg","videoUrl":"/videos/health/2021/04/11/reiner-coronavirus-surge-michigan-texas-governor-herd-immunity-nr-vpx.cnn/video/playlists/coronavirus/","description":"CNN's Jim Acosta talks with Dr. Jonathan Reiner of George Washington University about the coronavirus surge Michigan is experiencing, and Texas governor Greg Abbott's claim that, despite admittedly not knowing what herd immunity is, Texas is close to reaching it. ","descriptionText":"CNN's Jim Acosta talks with Dr. Jonathan Reiner of George Washington University about the coronavirus surge Michigan is experiencing, and Texas governor Greg Abbott's claim that, despite admittedly not knowing what herd immunity is, Texas is close to reaching it. "}],currentVideoCollectionId = '',isLivePlayer = false,mediaMetadataCallbacks,mobilePinnedView = null,moveToNextTimeout,mutePlayerEnabled = false,nextVideoId = '',nextVideoUrl = '',turnOnFlashMessaging = false,videoPinner,videoEndSlateImpl;if (CNN.autoPlayVideoExist === false) {autoStartVideo = true;autoStartVideo = typeof CNN.isLoggedInVideoCheck === 'function' ? CNN.isLoggedInVideoCheck(autoStartVideo) : autoStartVideo;if (autoStartVideo === true) {if (turnOnFlashMessaging === true) {autoStartVideo = false;containerEl = jQuery(document.getElementById(configObj.markupId));CNN.VideoPlayer.showFlashSlate(containerEl);} else {CNN.autoPlayVideoExist = true;}}}configObj.autostart = CNN.Features.enableAutoplayBlock ? false : autoStartVideo;CNN.VideoPlayer.setPlayerProperties(configObj.markupId, autoStartVideo, isLivePlayer, isVideoReplayClicked, mutePlayerEnabled);CNN.VideoPlayer.setFirstVideoInCollection(currentVideoCollection, configObj.markupId);var videoHandler = {},isFeaturedVideoCollectionHandlerAvailable = (CNN !== undefined &&CNN.VIDEOCLIENT !== undefined &&CNN.VIDEOCLIENT.FeaturedVideoCollectionHandler !== undefined);if (!isFeaturedVideoCollectionHandlerAvailable) {CNN.INJECTOR.executeFeature('videx').done(function () {jQuery.ajax({dataType: 'script',cache: true,url: '//www.i.cdn.cnn.com/.a/2.260.3/js/featured-video-collection-player.min.js'}).done(function () {initializeVideoAndCollection();}).fail(function () {throw 'Unable to fetch /js/featured-video-collection-player.min.js';});}).fail(function () {throw 'Unable to fetch the videx bundle';});}function initializeVideoAndCollection() {videoHandler = new CNN.VIDEOCLIENT.FeaturedVideoCollectionHandler(configObj.markupId,"cn-featured-1mnkdat",'js-video_description-featured-1mnkdat',[{"title":"CDC director: UK variant is now dominant Covid-19 strain in US","duration":"01:34","sourceName":"CNN","sourceLink":"https://www.cnn.com/","videoCMSUrl":"/video/data/3.0/video/health/2021/04/07/walensky-covid-19-uk-variant-sot-cohen-nr-vpx.cnn/index.xml","videoId":"health/2021/04/07/walensky-covid-19-uk-variant-sot-cohen-nr-vpx.cnn","videoImage":"//cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/210407120717-walensky-uk-variant-vpx-large-169.jpeg","videoUrl":"/videos/health/2021/04/07/walensky-covid-19-uk-variant-sot-cohen-nr-vpx.cnn/video/playlists/coronavirus/","description":"The B.1.1.7 coronavirus variant first identified in the United Kingdom is \u003ca href=\"https://www.cnn.com/2021/04/07/us/uk-variant-dominant-coronavirus-strain/index.html\" target=\"_blank\">now the most common strain of Covid-19 in the United States\u003c/a>, according to US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Director Dr. Rochelle Walensky.","descriptionText":"The B.1.1.7 coronavirus variant first identified in the United Kingdom is \u003ca href=\"https://www.cnn.com/2021/04/07/us/uk-variant-dominant-coronavirus-strain/index.html\" target=\"_blank\">now the most common strain of Covid-19 in the United States\u003c/a>, according to US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Director Dr. Rochelle Walensky."},{"title":"Covid-19 vaccine demand may soon reach a tipping point","duration":"01:55","sourceName":"CNN","sourceLink":"https://www.cnn.com/","videoCMSUrl":"/video/data/3.0/video/health/2021/04/21/covid-19-vaccine-supply-and-demand-watt-pkg-nr-vpx.cnn/index.xml","videoId":"health/2021/04/21/covid-19-vaccine-supply-and-demand-watt-pkg-nr-vpx.cnn","videoImage":"//cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/210420141937-01-needles-pfizer-vaccine-0415-large-169.jpg","videoUrl":"/videos/health/2021/04/21/covid-19-vaccine-supply-and-demand-watt-pkg-nr-vpx.cnn/video/playlists/coronavirus/","description":"Coronavirus vaccine supply in the United States could be outstripped by demand. CNN's Nick Watt details why this may be a concern.","descriptionText":"Coronavirus vaccine supply in the United States could be outstripped by demand. CNN's Nick Watt details why this may be a concern."},{"title":"Gupta on Covid-19: It doesn't seem to transmit well on surfaces","duration":"01:33","sourceName":"CNN","sourceLink":"https://www.cnn.com/","videoCMSUrl":"/video/data/3.0/video/health/2021/04/20/cdc-coronavirus-surface-transmission-gupta-nr-vpx.cnn/index.xml","videoId":"health/2021/04/20/cdc-coronavirus-surface-transmission-gupta-nr-vpx.cnn","videoImage":"//cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/210420103416-gupta-large-169.jpg","videoUrl":"/videos/health/2021/04/20/cdc-coronavirus-surface-transmission-gupta-nr-vpx.cnn/video/playlists/coronavirus/","description":"CNN's \u003ca href=\"https://www.cnn.com/profiles/sanjay-gupta-profile\" target=\"_blank\">Dr. Sanjay Gupta\u003c/a> discusses the \u003ca href=\"https://www.cnn.com/2021/04/19/health/cdc-covid-guidelines-cleaning/index.html\" target=\"_blank\">CDC claim that the risk of Covid-19 surface transmission is low\u003c/a> in comparison to airborne transmission.","descriptionText":"CNN's \u003ca href=\"https://www.cnn.com/profiles/sanjay-gupta-profile\" target=\"_blank\">Dr. Sanjay Gupta\u003c/a> discusses the \u003ca href=\"https://www.cnn.com/2021/04/19/health/cdc-covid-guidelines-cleaning/index.html\" target=\"_blank\">CDC claim that the risk of Covid-19 surface transmission is low\u003c/a> in comparison to airborne transmission."},{"title":"Cohen: Johnson & Johnson put out this statement that is simply not true","duration":"02:06","sourceName":"CNN","sourceLink":"https://www.cnn.com","videoCMSUrl":"/video/data/3.0/video/health/2021/04/19/johnson-and-johnson-coronavirus-vaccine-false-statement-cohen-newday-vpx.cnn/index.xml","videoId":"health/2021/04/19/johnson-and-johnson-coronavirus-vaccine-false-statement-cohen-newday-vpx.cnn","videoImage":"//cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/210418170008-covid-vaccine-file-large-169.jpg","videoUrl":"/videos/health/2021/04/19/johnson-and-johnson-coronavirus-vaccine-false-statement-cohen-newday-vpx.cnn/video/playlists/coronavirus/","description":"CNN Senior Medical Correspondent Elizabeth Cohen discusses a statement released by Johnson & Johnson about other coronavirus vaccines.","descriptionText":"CNN Senior Medical Correspondent Elizabeth Cohen discusses a statement released by Johnson & Johnson about other coronavirus vaccines."},{"title":"Obama and Shaquille O'Neal urge Americans to get vaccinated","duration":"02:24","sourceName":"CNN","sourceLink":"https://www.cnn.com/","videoCMSUrl":"/video/data/3.0/video/health/2021/04/19/shaquille-oneal-barack-obama-urge-vaccinations-newday-vpx.cnn/index.xml","videoId":"health/2021/04/19/shaquille-oneal-barack-obama-urge-vaccinations-newday-vpx.cnn","videoImage":"//cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/210419142623-barack-obama-shaquille-oneal-split-large-169.jpg","videoUrl":"/videos/health/2021/04/19/shaquille-oneal-barack-obama-urge-vaccinations-newday-vpx.cnn/video/playlists/coronavirus/","description":"Former President Barack Obama and NBA legend Shaquille O'Neal joined a slate of celebrities in urging Americans to get vaccinated during an hour-long NBC special aimed at boosting vaccine confidence.","descriptionText":"Former President Barack Obama and NBA legend Shaquille O'Neal joined a slate of celebrities in urging Americans to get vaccinated during an hour-long NBC special aimed at boosting vaccine confidence."},{"title":"What medical professionals are doing to fight vaccine hesitancy","duration":"06:11","sourceName":"CNN","sourceLink":"https://www.cnn.com/","videoCMSUrl":"/video/data/3.0/video/health/2021/04/18/fighting-vaccine-hesitancy-covid-charleston-brown-pkg-nr-vpx.cnn/index.xml","videoId":"health/2021/04/18/fighting-vaccine-hesitancy-covid-charleston-brown-pkg-nr-vpx.cnn","videoImage":"//cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/210418201037-charleston-vaccine-site-brown-dnt-01-large-169.jpg","videoUrl":"/videos/health/2021/04/18/fighting-vaccine-hesitancy-covid-charleston-brown-pkg-nr-vpx.cnn/video/playlists/coronavirus/","description":"As more Covid-19 vaccine becomes available, demand is faltering. CNN's Pamela Brown traveled to South Carolina to find out what is making people hesitate to get the vaccine. ","descriptionText":"As more Covid-19 vaccine becomes available, demand is faltering. CNN's Pamela Brown traveled to South Carolina to find out what is making people hesitate to get the vaccine. "},{"title":"Fauci: We'll get Johnson and Johnson vaccine back 'in some manner'","duration":"02:10","sourceName":"CNN","sourceLink":"https://www.cnn.com/","videoCMSUrl":"/video/data/3.0/video/health/2021/04/18/dr-anthony-fauci-johnson-and-johnson-vaccine-sotu-bash-vpx.cnn/index.xml","videoId":"health/2021/04/18/dr-anthony-fauci-johnson-and-johnson-vaccine-sotu-bash-vpx.cnn","videoImage":"//cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/210418114937-bash-fauci-split-sotu-4-18-21-large-169.jpg","videoUrl":"/videos/health/2021/04/18/dr-anthony-fauci-johnson-and-johnson-vaccine-sotu-bash-vpx.cnn/video/playlists/coronavirus/","description":"Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, \u003ca href=\"http://www.cnn.com/2021/04/18/politics/fauci-jj-vaccine-friday/index.html\" target=\"_blank\">shares when he expects a decision to be made about the Johnson & Johnson Covid-19 vaccine\u003c/a>, predicting the vaccine would come back on the market with restrictions or warnings.","descriptionText":"Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, \u003ca href=\"http://www.cnn.com/2021/04/18/politics/fauci-jj-vaccine-friday/index.html\" target=\"_blank\">shares when he expects a decision to be made about the Johnson & Johnson Covid-19 vaccine\u003c/a>, predicting the vaccine would come back on the market with restrictions or warnings."},{"title":"CNN analyst calls out Nate Silver over his vaccine tweet","duration":"03:52","sourceName":"CNN","sourceLink":"www.cnn.com","videoCMSUrl":"/video/data/3.0/video/health/2021/04/14/nate-silver-gounder-johnson-johnson-vaccine-vpx.cnn/index.xml","videoId":"health/2021/04/14/nate-silver-gounder-johnson-johnson-vaccine-vpx.cnn","videoImage":"//cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/210414140050-dr-celine-gounder-nate-silver-split-vpx-large-169.jpg","videoUrl":"/videos/health/2021/04/14/nate-silver-gounder-johnson-johnson-vaccine-vpx.cnn/video/playlists/coronavirus/","description":"CNN medical analyst Dr. Celine Gounder discusses the risk of undermining vaccine confidence after renowned statistician Nate Silver tweeted about vaccine hesitancy. ","descriptionText":"CNN medical analyst Dr. Celine Gounder discusses the risk of undermining vaccine confidence after renowned statistician Nate Silver tweeted about vaccine hesitancy. "},{"title":"These unlikely events are still more likely than a blood clot after the J&J vaccine","duration":"02:48","sourceName":"CNN","sourceLink":"https://www.cnn.com/","videoCMSUrl":"/video/data/3.0/video/health/2021/04/14/reality-check-johnson--johnson-vaccine-pause-covid-19-avlon-newday-vpx.cnn/index.xml","videoId":"health/2021/04/14/reality-check-johnson--johnson-vaccine-pause-covid-19-avlon-newday-vpx.cnn","videoImage":"//cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/210413082523-us-covid-19-vaccine-doses-johnson--johnson-0325-large-169.jpg","videoUrl":"/videos/health/2021/04/14/reality-check-johnson--johnson-vaccine-pause-covid-19-avlon-newday-vpx.cnn/video/playlists/coronavirus/","description":"CNN's \u003ca href=\"https://www.cnn.com/profiles/john-avlon-profie\" target=\"_blank\">John Avlon\u003c/a> puts into perspective the likelihood of suffering from rare blood clots that have been reported in only six of the \u003ca href=\"https://www.cnn.com/2021/04/14/health/us-coronavirus-wednesday/index.html\" target=\"_blank\">6.8 million Johnson & Johnson Covid-19 vaccine recipients\u003c/a> in the US.","descriptionText":"CNN's \u003ca href=\"https://www.cnn.com/profiles/john-avlon-profie\" target=\"_blank\">John Avlon\u003c/a> puts into perspective the likelihood of suffering from rare blood clots that have been reported in only six of the \u003ca href=\"https://www.cnn.com/2021/04/14/health/us-coronavirus-wednesday/index.html\" target=\"_blank\">6.8 million Johnson & Johnson Covid-19 vaccine recipients\u003c/a> in the US."},{"title":"Hear doctor's message for people with J&J vaccine concerns","duration":"03:06","sourceName":"CNN","sourceLink":"https://cnn.com","videoCMSUrl":"/video/data/3.0/video/business/2021/04/13/johnson--johnson-pause-vaccine-dr-carlos-del-rio-newday-vpx.cnn/index.xml","videoId":"business/2021/04/13/johnson--johnson-pause-vaccine-dr-carlos-del-rio-newday-vpx.cnn","videoImage":"//cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/210413080112-dr-carlos-del-rio-large-169.jpg","videoUrl":"/videos/business/2021/04/13/johnson--johnson-pause-vaccine-dr-carlos-del-rio-newday-vpx.cnn/video/playlists/coronavirus/","description":"Dr. Carlos del Rio, the executive associate dean at Emory University School of Medicine, explains why the public should not \"freak out\" over Johnson & Johnson's decision to call for a pause in use of their Covid-19 vaccine as rare side effects in six women are investigated.","descriptionText":"Dr. Carlos del Rio, the executive associate dean at Emory University School of Medicine, explains why the public should not \"freak out\" over Johnson & Johnson's decision to call for a pause in use of their Covid-19 vaccine as rare side effects in six women are investigated."},{"title":"Dr. Gupta: Johnson & Johnson vaccine pause will fuel hesitancy","duration":"01:06","sourceName":"CNN","sourceLink":"http://cnn.com","videoCMSUrl":"/video/data/3.0/video/business/2021/04/13/johnson--johnson-vaccine-pause-impact-gupta-sot-newday-vpx.cnn/index.xml","videoId":"business/2021/04/13/johnson--johnson-vaccine-pause-impact-gupta-sot-newday-vpx.cnn","videoImage":"//cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/210413085043-dr-sanjay-gupta-large-169.jpg","videoUrl":"/videos/business/2021/04/13/johnson--johnson-vaccine-pause-impact-gupta-sot-newday-vpx.cnn/video/playlists/coronavirus/","description":"CNN's chief medical correspondent Dr. Sanjay Gupta reports on Johnson & Johnson and the CDC announcing their recommendation to \"pause\" the use of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine out of an abundance of caution.","descriptionText":"CNN's chief medical correspondent Dr. Sanjay Gupta reports on Johnson & Johnson and the CDC announcing their recommendation to \"pause\" the use of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine out of an abundance of caution."},{"title":"WHO official: We are at a 'critical point' of the pandemic","duration":"03:05","sourceName":"CNN","sourceLink":"https://www.cnn.com","videoCMSUrl":"/video/data/3.0/video/world/2021/04/13/who-coronavirus-reality-check-pandemic-van-kerkhove-berman-intv-newday-intl-ldn-vpx.cnn/index.xml","videoId":"world/2021/04/13/who-coronavirus-reality-check-pandemic-van-kerkhove-berman-intv-newday-intl-ldn-vpx.cnn","videoImage":"//cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/210413141922-maria-van-kerkhove-who-coronavirus-pandemic-new-day-april-13-2021-large-169.jpg","videoUrl":"/videos/world/2021/04/13/who-coronavirus-reality-check-pandemic-van-kerkhove-berman-intv-newday-intl-ldn-vpx.cnn/video/playlists/coronavirus/","description":"The World Health Organization has warned that the world needs a \"reality check\" on the state of the pandemic, as countries abandon restrictions despite four weeks of rising deaths and seven weeks of rising cases globally. CNN's John Berman speaks with Maria van Kerkhove, the WHO's technical lead for coronavirus response, about what we need to be focusing on.","descriptionText":"The World Health Organization has warned that the world needs a \"reality check\" on the state of the pandemic, as countries abandon restrictions despite four weeks of rising deaths and seven weeks of rising cases globally. CNN's John Berman speaks with Maria van Kerkhove, the WHO's technical lead for coronavirus response, about what we need to be focusing on."},{"title":"Fauci talks about what he is comfortable doing now that he's fully vaccinated","duration":"04:48","sourceName":"CNN","sourceLink":"https://www.cnn.com","videoCMSUrl":"/video/data/3.0/video/health/2021/04/12/dr-anthony-fauci-going-out-vaccinated-tsr-vpx.cnn/index.xml","videoId":"health/2021/04/12/dr-anthony-fauci-going-out-vaccinated-tsr-vpx.cnn","videoImage":"//cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/210412180658-fauci-tsr-screengrab-vpx-large-169.jpg","videoUrl":"/videos/health/2021/04/12/dr-anthony-fauci-going-out-vaccinated-tsr-vpx.cnn/video/playlists/coronavirus/","description":"CNN's Wolf Blitzer talks to Dr. Anthony Fauci about what activities he thinks are safe for Americans who are fully vaccinated, and what he personally feels comfortable doing now the he is fully vaccinated. ","descriptionText":"CNN's Wolf Blitzer talks to Dr. Anthony Fauci about what activities he thinks are safe for Americans who are fully vaccinated, and what he personally feels comfortable doing now the he is fully vaccinated. "},{"title":"Half of US adults expected to have at least 1 vaccine dose by next week","duration":"02:43","sourceName":"CNN","sourceLink":"https://www.cnn.com/","videoCMSUrl":"/video/data/3.0/video/health/2021/04/12/gupta-us-coronavirus-vaccine-rollout-dnt-lead-vpx.cnn/index.xml","videoId":"health/2021/04/12/gupta-us-coronavirus-vaccine-rollout-dnt-lead-vpx.cnn","videoImage":"//cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/210412125028-us-covid-19-vaccine-dose-jj-0408-large-169.jpg","videoUrl":"/videos/health/2021/04/12/gupta-us-coronavirus-vaccine-rollout-dnt-lead-vpx.cnn/video/playlists/coronavirus/","description":"CNN's chief medical correspondent Dr. Sanjay Gupta reports on the US Covid-19 vaccine rollout as experts warn against a second surge.","descriptionText":"CNN's chief medical correspondent Dr. Sanjay Gupta reports on the US Covid-19 vaccine rollout as experts warn against a second surge."},{"title":"Health advocates go door-to-door to fight vaccine hesitancy","duration":"03:28","sourceName":"CNN","sourceLink":"http://www.cnn.com/","videoCMSUrl":"/video/data/3.0/video/health/2021/04/11/jason-carroll-vaccine-hesitancy-maine-pkg-ac360-vpx.cnn/index.xml","videoId":"health/2021/04/11/jason-carroll-vaccine-hesitancy-maine-pkg-ac360-vpx.cnn","videoImage":"//cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/210411120732-jason-carroll-vaccine-hesitancy-maine-pkg-ac360-vpx-00000000-large-169.jpg","videoUrl":"/videos/health/2021/04/11/jason-carroll-vaccine-hesitancy-maine-pkg-ac360-vpx.cnn/video/playlists/coronavirus/","description":"Advocates in Maine are going door-to-door in order to help combat vaccine hesitancy. CNN's Jason Carroll reports. ","descriptionText":"Advocates in Maine are going door-to-door in order to help combat vaccine hesitancy. CNN's Jason Carroll reports. "},{"title":"'Michigan needs to be shut down': Doctor on Covid-19 surge","duration":"03:04","sourceName":"CNN","sourceLink":"https://www.cnn.com","videoCMSUrl":"/video/data/3.0/video/health/2021/04/11/reiner-coronavirus-surge-michigan-texas-governor-herd-immunity-nr-vpx.cnn/index.xml","videoId":"health/2021/04/11/reiner-coronavirus-surge-michigan-texas-governor-herd-immunity-nr-vpx.cnn","videoImage":"//cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/210411181045-dr-reiner-vpx-screengrab-large-169.jpeg","videoUrl":"/videos/health/2021/04/11/reiner-coronavirus-surge-michigan-texas-governor-herd-immunity-nr-vpx.cnn/video/playlists/coronavirus/","description":"CNN's Jim Acosta talks with Dr. Jonathan Reiner of George Washington University about the coronavirus surge Michigan is experiencing, and Texas governor Greg Abbott's claim that, despite admittedly not knowing what herd immunity is, Texas is close to reaching it. ","descriptionText":"CNN's Jim Acosta talks with Dr. Jonathan Reiner of George Washington University about the coronavirus surge Michigan is experiencing, and Texas governor Greg Abbott's claim that, despite admittedly not knowing what herd immunity is, Texas is close to reaching it. "}],'js-video_headline-featured-1mnkdat','',"js-video_source-featured-1mnkdat",true,true,'coronavirus');if (typeof configObj.context !== 'string' || configObj.context.length

MUST WATCH

< Back to 68k.news US front page