CNN Launches New Series of ‘Vital Signs’ with Dr. Sanjay Gupta

HONG KONG, Aug. 8, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — This month CNN International launches a new series of ‘Vital Signs‘ hosted by multiple Emmy-award winning chief medical correspondent, Dr. Sanjay Gupta.

Each month, from August to December, ‘Vital Signs’ will travel the world to places including the U.S., Mexico CityIsraelBhutanHong Kong and Bangkok to examine the most important medical stories.

Within each 30-minute ‘Vital Signs’ episode, a segment will be dedicated to CNN’s ‘Live Longer‘ in which Dr. Gupta meets inspiring people all over the world, exploring the secrets of longevity.

Dr. Sanjay Gupta: “Longevity touches upon every aspect of our lives, regardless of culture, gender, or age — from the decisions we make, to the company we keep. With the launch of ‘Vital Signs’, we’re excited to explore the latest innovations and inspiring stories across health and wellness around the world.”

The first episode of ‘Vital Signs’ airing this month examines the future of food. CNN delves into the growing popularity of plant-based food and discovers what this means to the overall food industry, as well as the nutritional and religious implications, and whether plant-based meat development has a role in helping solve famine and food shortages. In the ‘Live Longer’ segment, CNN looks at the science behind intermittent fasting and whether this can help lead a longer, healthier life.

‘Vital Signs’ will be complemented with digital content, videos, images and bespoke interactive quizzes available via CNN Health.

‘Vital Signs’ trailer:

Airtimes for 30-minute special:

Saturday, 10th August at 1930 HKT
Sunday, 11th August at 1330 HKT
Monday, 12th August at 0230 HKT
Wednesday, 14th August at 1530 HKT
Thursday, 15th August at 0030 HKT 
Saturday, 17th August at 1330 HKT
Sunday, 18th August at 0230 HKT and 1930 HKT

About CNN International

CNN’s portfolio of news and information services is available in seven different languages across all major TV, digital and mobile platforms reaching more than 475 million households around the globe. CNN International is the number one international TV news channel according to all major media surveys across Europe, the Middle East and Africa, the Asia Pacific region and Latin America and has a US presence which includes CNNgo. CNN Digital is a leading network for online news, mobile news and social media. CNN is at the forefront of digital innovation and continues to invest heavily in expanding its digital global footprint, with a suite of award-winning digital properties and a range of strategic content partnerships, commercialised through a strong data-driven understanding of audience behaviours. Over the years CNN has won multiple prestigious awards around the world for its journalism. Around 1,000 hours of long-form series, documentaries and specials are produced every year by CNNI’s non-news programming division. CNN has 36 editorial offices and more than 1,100 affiliates worldwide through CNN Newsource. CNN International is part of Turner, a WarnerMedia company.


SOURCE CNN International

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