Jerry Carnes, 11Alive Atlanta

Jerry Carnes

11Alive Atlanta

Atlanta, GA, United States

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Recent articles by Jerry:

Why are armyworms so abundant this year?

One of the worst invasions in decades may be a result of storms. → Read More

Tips on buying the right home

Everyone is taking advantage of the hot housing market, but before you dive in, there are things to consider to make sure you get the best deal. → Read More

Why can authorities charge someone with murder when they didn't pull the trigger?

One of three defendants in the Ahmaud Arbery case is suspected of pulling the trigger, but all three are charged with murder. → Read More

Why COVID booster shots aren't for everyone

The Food and Drug Administration will meet later this week to consider expanding the availability of COVID-19 booster shots that, for now, are not for everyone. → Read More

Why do COVID cases come in waves?

U.S. cases have surged and dropped about every two or three months. → Read More

Why is a 'twindemic' more likely this year?

Fears of a one-two punch from COVID-19 and the flu didn’t happen last year, but experts warn the likelihood of a “twindemic” is higher this winter. → Read More

Why are there so many Joro spiders in northeast Georgia?

Joro spiders didn't exist in Georgia until just a few years ago → Read More

Why monoclonal antibodies are not a replacement for the COVID vaccine

Monoclonal antibodies have become a popular and effective treatment to guard against serious cases of COVID-19. → Read More

Why are Americans receiving so many checks from the IRS?

Some are qualifying for checks they didn't know they would receive. → Read More

Why is it called Hispanic Heritage Month?

Hispanic Heritage Month is an important time for one of the fastest growing segments of the U.S. population. → Read More

Why do U.S. Presidents have the power of the Executive Order?

With an Executive Order, Presidents can change course without the approval of Congress. → Read More

Why are men reluctant to go to the doctor?

Doctors are concerned that men are skipping yearly checkups during the pandemic and warn the trend could result in long term problems. → Read More

Why are COVID mandates such a complicated legal issue?

Mask and vaccine mandates have been the source of legal challenges with varying results. → Read More

Why are so many people voluntarily leaving their jobs?

The COVID-19 pandemic has produced a phenomenon known as “the big quit” or "the great resignation" as many people leave their jobs in pursuit of greener pastures. → Read More

Why is the latest coronavirus Variant of Interest known as the Mu Variant?

Mu is one of five Variants of Interest while the Delta variant is a Variant of Concern. The Why Guy explains. → Read More

Here's what you can do to repair your credit score

If you’re one of the many who had to borrow money -- or you were late on a credit card payment, your credit rating may have taken a hit. → Read More

Why is there still no vaccine for children under 12?

COVID-19 cases among young children are climbing as parents wonder when pharmaceutical companies will release a vaccine for kids under the age of 12. → Read More

Why has it been four decades since the Georgia Bulldogs last won a national championship?

11Alive's Why Guy Jerry Carnes - a proud Bulldog - explains. → Read More

Why do many hurricanes that impact the U.S. form off of the west coast of Africa?

Hurricanes can form in the Caribbean or the Gulf of Mexico, but late in the hurricane season more of them form near the Cape Verde Islands of Africa. → Read More

Why are so many suffering from summer colds?

11Alive's Why Guy Jerry Carnes explains. → Read More