Dominic Monaghan & Billy Boyd Answer the Web's Most Searched Questions
Dominic Monaghan and Billy Boyd answer the web's most searched questions about themselves and 'The Lord of the Rings.' What is Dominic Monaghan doing right now? How tall is Billy Boyd? Why is Peregrin Took called Pippin? What kinds of accents do Merry and Pippin have? Dominic and Billy Boyd answer all these questions and much more! The Friendship Onion drops every Tuesday across all audio players as well as a video version on The Friendship Onion YouTube channel.news.yahoo.com
Another family wants answers regarding loved ones’ remains at Detroit cemetery
The former company who operated the cemetery told his family they were backed up in burials and suggested another date for the ceremony. When they came back, the company claimed they already buried his mother and has since given him the run-around. Now, he’s not sure what the truth is.
Do you have to get second Pfizer dose 3 weeks from first shot? What happens if you get COVID between doses?
Since the coronavirus pandemic began, Dr. Frank McGeorge has been keeping viewers up-to-date and informed on all fronts. He’s been answering your questions about the vaccine, the vaccination process and more.
Key questions unanswered in WHO report on COVID-19 origins
The U.S. and more than a dozen other countries are calling for more transparency after the release of the World Health Organization's report into the origins of COVID-19. David Feith joined CBSN to discuss the key questions left unanswered in the agency's investigation.cbsnews.com
Column: What are you going to do when you’re fully vaccinated?
I call these questions existential because doing is being, and for the past year, when we’ve done almost everything differently, the question of what we’ll do next has hung in the misty distance. We could remember all the things we used to do, could dream of doing them again and wonder when we might, but there was no pressure to decide.chicagotribune.com
The standoff over Chicago schools is over for now. What’s next for Mayor Lori Lightfoot and CTU?
“Where’s the equity in the distribution of vaccines? Where’s the equity in how we prioritize the needs of those that have been exacerbated in this moment? “People are suffering and they need heroes and champions. They don’t need petty grievances. They don’t need grudge matches.”chicagotribune.com
Answering COVID-19 vaccine questions: If you don’t have a reaction to the vaccine was it still effective?
If you do not have any reaction to the second dose, is the vaccine still effective? Regardless of whether you have a reaction to your first or second dose it’s equally effective. READ: COVID-19 response team pushes to increase tracking of variants in US, discusses vaccinating seniorsAdWhat is the data on the seasonal flu? The seasonal flu vaccine is developed based on strains that have recently circulated in other parts of the world. I know someone that when she got her second vaccine shot, was sick for four days with flu-like symptoms.
FDA Vaccine Advisory chair answers questions about COVID vaccine
University of Michigan’s Dr. Arnold Monto, a world-renowned expert in infectious disease prevention and vaccine effectiveness, held a Q&A on the Pfizer vaccine and emergency use authorization. Monto, chair of the FDA Vaccine Advisory Committee, hosted an online chat Wednesday to reassure people that the speed in Operation Warp Speed is due to advances in science and large monetary contributions, not shortcuts in safety. Those large studies have given the FDA a lot of data on the vaccines. “This is one of the major success stories of the response to the pandemic,” Monto said. “There may need to be further studies in children.”Will Monto get a vaccine if he’s authorized?
CDC trims quarantine rules down from 14 to 7-10 days
Previously, if you were exposed to a person infected with SARS-CoV-2, the recommendation was that you quarantine for 14 days. That’s based on good evidence that most people will have developed symptoms by day 14 and, even if they don’t have symptoms, the risk of being infectious past day 14 is also low. It’s not that 14 days is bad, it’s just that’s how does society wants to balance it.”And balance is the important point. Based on what we know, the CDC didn’t say that 14 days is wrong and they are still recommending it when possible. Related: Will Michiganders be willing to get COVID-19 vaccine?
Key questions to ask about COVID vaccine
“For total transparency, it’s going to be on YouTube,” said Dr. Arnold Monto, acting chair of the FDA Vaccines and Related Biological Products Advisory Committee. That’s important to know, said the University of Michigan’s chief health officer Dr. Preeti Malani. Review: CDC’s frequently asked questions about COVID-19 vaccinationAre the experts you trust getting the vaccine? The bottom line: I hope everyone will listen, learn and ask the questions you need to ask to make an educated decision about the vaccine. Related: Will Michiganders be willing to get COVID-19 vaccine?
Questions about coronavirus (COVID-19)? Ask Dr. McGeorge
Do you have questions about the coronavirus (COVID-19)? Have you seen or heard things about the illness that you’re not sure are true? Do you need a claim about the coronavirus fact-checked? Local 4′s Dr. Frank McGeorge, M.D., is here to help. Use the form below to share your question, or the claim you’d like investigated.
Michigan attorney general answers important questions ahead of Election Day
Election day has arrived, and Local 4 spoke with Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel to answer some of the most important questions that are still causing confusion for some residents. Election 2020: How WDIV reports election resultsYou can read Nessel’s answers to these questions below. Any form of intimidation or harassment at a polling place is a felony. What should I do if I encounter someone at my polling place who makes me feel unsafe? Are we going to see final results of the Michigan vote on election night?
What questions do you have about misinformation this election season?
Please reach out to us with any questions you have about misinformation this election season:Watch: Misinformation and disinformation: Who’s spreading it and whyMore: Misinformation and disinformation: What it is, how to spot it, what to do
Michigan AG, SOS participate in ‘Making it Count: A Voter Information Town Hall’
LANSING, Mich. – Attorney General Dana Nessel and Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson answered voter questions at a town hall event Wednesday night. “Making it Count: A Voter Information Town Hall” took place at 7 p.m. Additionally, Kent County Clerk Lisa Posthumus-Lyons held a news conference Tuesday where she shared information to prepare voters for Election Day. Residents can also vote in person on Election Day, but because of the pandemic, you will be encouraged to wear a mask and practice social distancing. You can also register at your local clerk’s office on Election Day in Michigan to vote in the presidential election.
Ask your election questions here
If you have questions about the Nov. 3 General Election in Michigan, please reach out to us. We’ll do our best to help get you the answers. ClickOnDetroit will have election results starting the night of Nov. 3. Please follow our coverage right here. Election resources:
Lightfoot drops opposition to Pritzker’s order for tighter restrictions in Chicago; Lake and McHenry counties added to list of regions where indoor bar and dining banned
“They’re different from what we’ve experienced across the state. Commissioner Arwady talks about this on a daily basis. The biggest challenge that we’re facing in Chicago right now is people in their homes,” Lightfoot said. “We can’t stress enough, you are not safe in your home, you cannot let down your guard. Dr. Arwady and I came out last week and really encouraged people to think long and hard about who you’re inviting into your home.”chicagotribune.com
New study suggests wearing glasses may reduce risk of catching COVID-19
The study found that 31 percent of people in the region wore glasses regularly, but only 6 percent of those in the hospital needed to wear glasses every day. If wearing glasses was not related to being hospitalized for COVID-19, you’d expect to find 31 percent of the patients to be people who wore glasses, but the researchers found only 6 percent of the patients wore glasses more than 8 hours a day -- far fewer than expected. Incidentally, none of the patients wore contact lenses or had refractive surgery. The study was purely observational and doesn’t state wearing glasses decreases the chance of being hospitalized with COVID-19, but it’s plausible glasses could be protective in decreasing the amount of virus a person is exposed to. People who think they may have been exposed to COVID-19 should contact their healthcare provider immediately.
Shelby Township Local police chief faces tough questions over social media posts
Shelby Township Local police chief faces tough questions over social media postsPublished: June 12, 2020, 4:07 pmThe police chief of Shelby Township is facing tough questions about inflammatory social media posts. He’s on paid leave, apologized, but could face further disciplinary action.
Q&A: Michigan unemployment agency answers questions on several issues
DETROIT – Are you still having issues with unemployment in Michigan? Help Me Hank held a live Q&A with a director from the Michigan Unemployment Insurance Agency on Friday on the Local 4 Facebook page. The Help Me Hank team has been answering common unemployment questions for weeks, but many are still reporting issues filing or receiving payment. Previous: Q&A: Michigan unemployment agency answers questions about issues applying for benefits“We’ve quadrupled the amount of [staff], and we’ve put them either on the phones or to address the technical issues,” Gray said. If you later need to resume filing for unemployment benefits, you cannot just continue to certify, you have to reopen your claim (file an additional claim).
WATCH: Help Me Hank holds Q&A with Michigan unemployment agency
DETROIT – Are you still having issues with unemployment in Michigan? Help Me Hank held a live Q&A with a director from the Michigan Unemployment Insurance Agency on Friday at 1 p.m. on the Local 4 Facebook page. The Help Me Hank has been answering common unemployment questions for weeks, but many are still reporting issues filing or receiving payment. Q&A: Michigan unemployment agency answers questions on several issuesWatch it below:
Did Michigan ban gardening? Debunking 4 coronavirus claims spread on social media
DETROIT – In the last several weeks, many false or misleading theories have surfaced on social media about coronavirus, and the response to coronavirus. This idea is one of the biggest drivers that sparked a massive protest in Lansing on Wednesday. “If COVID–19 played a role in the death, this condition should be specified on the death certificate. It won’t be a signature, but “President Donald J. Trump” will be printed on the fronts of the checks, the Treasury official confirmed. That has since been picked up by the internet, and it’s now being reported that Ibuprofen is dangerous with a coronavirus infection.
Can wearing contacts increase your chances of catching COVID-19?
Can wearing contacts increase your chances of catching COVID-19? Experts believe wearing contact could increase your risk of exposure to coronavirus. MORE: Questions about coronavirus (COVID-19)? How easily the virus spreadsHow easily a virus spreads from person-to-person can vary. Some viruses are highly contagious (spread easily), like measles, while other viruses do not spread as easily.
Can wearing contacts increase your chances of catching COVID-19?
Can wearing contacts increase your chances of catching COVID-19? Published: April 3, 2020, 6:14 pmThere’s a lot of information and misinformation out there about the coronavirus, so Local 4 is letting viewers submit questions so we can find verified answers.
Is antibacterial soap necessary? Is intimacy safe for couples?
Can coronavirus spread by getting into your eyes? Will a shot of vodka or whiskey prevent COVID-19? There is no gargle, beverage or rinse that will prevent you from getting infected once it’s invaded the mucosa of your respiratory tract. MORE: Questions about coronavirus (COVID-19)? Prevention & TreatmentThere is currently no vaccine to prevent coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19).
Is antibacterial soap necessary? Is intimacy safe for couples?
Is antibacterial soap necessary? Is intimacy safe for couples? Published: April 1, 2020, 5:24 pmThere’s a lot of information and misinformation out there about the coronavirus, so Local 4 is letting viewers submit questions so we can find verified answers.
Struggling to file your taxes? Get your questions answered
DETROIT – Tax season is underway. If you’re struggling to start filing your taxes because you have questions there is help. Experts with the Michigan Association of Certified Public Accountants are here to answer questions. Call 313-298-WDIV with questions -- Phone line remains open until 6:30 p.m.