Flu

How My Dad, Born Just Before The Spanish Flu, Predicted The Decline Of America

( Tomdispatch.com) – My dad was born in 1917. Somehow, he survived the Spanish Flu pandemic of 1918-1919, but an outbreak of whooping cough in 1923 claimed his baby sister, Clementina. One of my dad’s first memories was seeing his sister’s...
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How To Check And Track Coronavirus Symptoms On Android

Right now, we’re square in the middle of a pandemic the likes of which our generations have never experienced, which is also inconveniently overlapping with the tail end of the normal cold and flu season and the arrival of allergy season. This...
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Suspected Sars Virus And Flu Samples Found In Chinese Scientists’ Luggage Arriving In The U.s.:...

Samples of the suspected SARS virus and influenza were found in Chinese scientists’ luggage arriving in the U.S., according to an unclassified FBI tactical intelligence report obtained by Yahoo News. In November 2018, U.S. Customs and Border...
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Lessons From The Spanish Flu: Early Restrictions Lowered Disease, Mortality Rates

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 that were 30% to 50% lower than other cities.
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Here's How Gold Is Being Used To Diagnose Pregnancy And The Flu

TANAKA produces gold particles that are used in simple diagnostic kits for various conditions. The technology can help reduce healthcare costs.
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For National Doctors' Day, Forget The Donuts. Can We Get Some Damn Masks?

Dr. Sanjeev K. SriramDoctors test hospital staff with flu-like symptoms for coronavirus (COVID-19) in set-up tents to triage possible COVID-19 patients outside before they enter the main Emergency department area at St. Barnabas hospital in the...
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It’s In The Data: The Common Flu Had 12 Times More Hospitalizations Than Covid-19 Yet No Media...

As more data comes in we are able to see more clearly the extent of the coronavirus pandemic in the US and around the world. The number of individuals hospitalized from the virus is one relevant measurement. To date in the US we have had around...
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"this Crisis Is Every Mmt'ers Wet Dream"

"This Crisis Is Every MMT'ers Wet Dream" Authored by Sven Henrich via NorthmanTrader.com, Answers The year is 2020. A new virus is spreading across the planet like a wildfire. More lethal than the flu, highly contagious with no cure....
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False Negative: Testing’s Catch-22

By SAURABH JHA, MD In a physician WhatsApp group, a doctor posted he had fever of 101° F and muscle ache, gently confessing that it felt like his typical “man flu” which heals with rest and scotch. Nevertheless, he worried that he had...
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Pandemics Depress The Economy, Public Health Interventions Do Not: Evidence From The 1918 Flu

That is a new paper by Sergio Correia, Stephan Luck, and Emil Verner, I have not read it, here is the abstract: What are the economic consequences of an influenza pandemic? And given the pandemic, what are the economic costs and benefits of...
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Cdc: Seasonal Flu Activity Slowing

Seasonal flu activity is sharply, and that will help with the rapidly increasing COVID-19 pandemic.From the CDC: Weekly U.S. Influenza Surveillance ReportLaboratory confirmed flu activity as reported by clinical laboratories continues to decrease;...
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Covid-19 Has Been Compared To The Flu. Experts Say That's Wrong.

The novel coronavirus appears more deadly and spreads more quickly than the flu, experts said.
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Wow! Dr. Fauci In New England Journal Of Medicine Concedes The Coronavirus Mortality Rate May Be...

This is STUNNING! Last week morning Governor’s Gavin Newsom from California and Andrew Cuomo from New York announced complete lockdown on state residents due to the coronavirus pandemic. There had been 16,067 cases of the coronavirus reported...
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Coronavirus Critic Joe Biden Will Need To Explain Why He Didn't Replenish The Medical Supply...

A Washington Post story on Wednesday said that Joe Biden, the likely Democratic presidential nominee, is “attempting to significantly escalate his public presence” amid the current health crisis. washingtonexaminer.com/blogs/beltway-confidential
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5,000 Respirator Masks Found In Crypt Of Dc National Cathedral. They'd Been In Storage Since 2006...

A stonemason discovered what one might call a national treasure.Amid the coronavirus pandemic that's depleting much-needed hospital beds and medical supplies around the country, the skilled tradesman happened upon 5,000 masks — the N95 variety —...
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Artificial Intelligence May Be How We Save Lives In A Pandemic — But Not Quite Yet

On December 30, researchers using artificial intelligence systems to comb through media and social platforms detected the spread of an unusual flu-like illness in Wuhan, China. It would be days before the World Health Organization released a risk...
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Trump Wants U.s. ‘opened Up’ By Easter, Despite Health Officials’ Warnings

“You can’t just come in and say let’s close up the United States of America,” the president said, insisting again that he did not view the coronavirus as any more dangerous than the flu.
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Covid-19 Home Testing Kits Will Be Launching In The Uk Soon

There is a quite a lot of concern right now regarding the COVID-19 virus that is spreading throughout the world. The problem with this particular disease, unlike the flu, is that some carriers of the virus might be asymptomatic, meaning that they...
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The Coronavirus Mutates More Slowly Than The Flu — Which Means A Vaccine Will Likely Be Effective...

The mutation rate of the new coronavirus suggests a one-time vaccine would be sufficient to confer long-term immunity, according to experts.
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Worse Than Wwi: How The Spanish Flu Pandemic Surpassed The Body Count Of The Great War

In 1918-1920, amid one of the deadliest armed conflicts in human history, over half a billion people contracted the Spanish flu – an unusually dangerous influenza strain that claimed more lives than all WWI battles combined.
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