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Lessons from the Spanish flu: Early restrictions lowered disease, mortality rates

5 hours ago   |   ScienceDaily

A review of published data and analysis on the Spanish flu, found that cities that adopted early and broad isolation and prevention measures had disease and mortality rates...
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India: Over 94% of People Do Not Show Flu Symptoms

12 hours ago   |   Medindia Health

Coronavirus cases in India have risen to 1071 with 29 deaths across the country. Amid the 21-day nationwide lockdown till April 14, about 94 percent of people said that they...
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Fauci Predicts 100K-plus Potential COVID-19 Deaths in US

1 day ago   |   Medscape

Dr Anthony Fauci's prediction would take the death toll well past that of the average seasonal flu. The federal government is considering rolling back guidelines on social...
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What it feels like to have COVID-19: ‘Worse than any flu I've ever had'

1 day ago   |   National Post

Melanie Fournier went to bed a week ago Thursday feeling grateful that, despite everything going on in the world, she was in the best health of her life.
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It's NOT 'just like flu': All this fake news makes my blood boil, writes DR ELLIE CANNON

It's NOT 'just like flu': All this fake news makes my blood boil, writes DR ELLIE CANNON

2 days ago   |   Daily Mail

DR ELLIE CANNON: Even in my position, it is hard not to be sucked in by the scare stories or to be frightened by the amateur statisticians tweeting online. Some of the claims I...
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Lessons from the Spanish flu: Strict and early isolation really effective in minimizing disease spread

2 days ago   |   News Medical

Large events are canceled, restaurants and non-essential businesses are closed, and in many states, residents have been asked to shelter in place, all to limit the spread and...
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Coronavirus vs the Flu: Are They Different?

3 days ago   |   NY Times   |   2 articles

As new cases appear in the U.S., some - including the president - have compared it to the seasonal flu. Here's a close look at the differences.
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Religious Institutions Are Defying Safety Precautions and Endangering Their Congregations

Religious Institutions Are Defying Safety Precautions and Endangering Their Congregations

3 days ago   |   Scary Mommy   |   6 articles

As COVID-19 infects more Americans and the Center for Disease Control and medical experts call for social distancing and prohibiting large groups of people from congregating in...
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Explosion of coronavirus cases about to hit "dozens of cities" across America beginning next week, warn the CDC and US Surgeon General

Explosion of coronavirus cases about to hit "dozens of cities" across America beginning next week, warn the CDC and US Surgeon General

3 days ago   |   Natural News

Alarm bells are ringing at the CDC as real-time emergency room monitoring systems that track flu-like symptoms across America are sending warning signals from dozens of US...
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Coronavirus US: Thermometer data shows social distancing works

Coronavirus US: Thermometer data shows social distancing works

3 days ago   |   Daily Mail

Kinsa Health has taken data from more than one million smart thermometers and has shown levels of 'flu-like illnesses' have dropped in areas where strict social distancing...
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Do Gene Mutations Explain Young COVID-19 Cases?

Do Gene Mutations Explain Young COVID-19 Cases?

Plans call for enrolling 500 patients worldwide who are under age 50, have been diagnosed with COVID-19 and admitted to an intensive care unit, and have no underlying health... Read more ...

I'm a Doctor Recovering From COVID-19. I Can't Get Over the Government's...

I'm a Doctor Recovering From COVID-19. I Can't Get Over the Government's Callousness for Human Life

Dr. Laura Mulvey, 33, practices emergency medicine at Maimonides Medical Center in Brooklyn, New York. After spending six days receiving treatment in her own hospital, she is... Read more ...

Coronavirus may have infected humans for DECADES before mutating into killer...

Coronavirus may have infected humans for DECADES before mutating into killer disease

New research from an international team led by Scripps University in California found evidence in the genetic evolution of COVID-19 that it may have jumped to humans before... Read more ...

Rising rates of obesity leave small portion of the US at low risk of...

Rising rates of obesity leave small portion of the US at low risk of contracting coronavirus 

Studies have shown that chronic health conditions such as obesity and diabetes can increase the risk of infection and death, making the coronavirus pandemic even deadlier in... Read more ...

66 Coronavirus Cases in Maryland Nursing Home

66 Coronavirus Cases in Maryland Nursing Home

The cases at the 104-bed Pleasant View Nursing Home in Mount Airy increased Maryland's total number of confirmed infections to more than 1,200 on the weekend. Read more ...

COVID-19 Testing Hits Second Wall: Lack of Supplies

COVID-19 Testing Hits Second Wall: Lack of Supplies

Just as many parts of the country were finally getting their COVID-19 testing programs running smoothly, supply shortages are slowing those efforts. Read more ...

The USWNT's Record Is Awe-Inspiring, but Their Fight For Equal Pay Will Be...

The USWNT's Record Is Awe-Inspiring, but Their Fight For Equal Pay Will Be Their Legacy

The US women's soccer team is one of the most accomplished teams in sport history. They've won four World Cup titles , more than any other nation. Since women's soccer made its... Read more ...

An Infectious Disease Expert Doesn't Want You Working Out With Friends Right Now

An Infectious Disease Expert Doesn't Want You Working Out With Friends Right Now

We've given you tons of tools to work out at home during the coronavirus pandemic - YouTube channels , social media live streams from notable brands, and sweat sessions using... Read more ...

‘Red Dawn Breaking Bad': Officials Warned About Safety Gear Shortfall Early...

‘Red Dawn Breaking Bad': Officials Warned About Safety Gear Shortfall Early On, Emails Show

As President Donald Trump called the nation “in good shape” to handle COVID-19, a cache of emails released by officials in Washington state show that top public health... Read more ...

Coronavirus patients may still be contagious up to EIGHT DAYS after symptoms...

Coronavirus patients may still be contagious up to EIGHT DAYS after symptoms disappear, study finds

A new study from Yale University School of Medicine found that some coronavirus patients in China were contagious for up to eight days after symptoms such as cough and fever... Read more ...