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A doctor’s harrowing account of the Spanish flu outbreak in London has valuable lessons for medical staff a century on

The Guardian Apr 5 2020 - 01:47

Alone among the Heads of State and Government, he has gone off a tangent to the planet as it were by decrying restrictions and quarantines imposed

The Statesman on MSN.com Apr 5 2020 - 00:59

Media personality Dr.

TheWrap on MSN.com Apr 4 2020 - 21:37

Deputy Chief Medical Officer Professor Paul Kelly says the rate of daily new COVID-19 cases has decreased, but warned about public mask use and upc

9News.com.au on MSN.com Apr 4 2020 - 13:15

It is known that during the last two weeks of October (1918), more than 37,000 cases of the flu erupted in Alabama.

al.com Apr 4 2020 - 10:00

The brutal toll taken by the flu that claimed 20,000 lives in the city has not been forgotten as Philadelphia braces for the worst of the coronavir

New York Times Apr 4 2020 - 07:10

Pharmaceutical giant Amgen aims to develop a new drug to treat and prevent COVID-19, using insights from Seattle-based Adaptive Biotechnologies’ sy

GeekWire Apr 3 2020 - 18:51

People are taking social distancing seriously - even when it comes to their health care decisions.The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (C

YAHOO! Apr 3 2020 - 17:30

America adopted mask wearing with a greater vengeance than anywhere else in the world.

CNN Apr 3 2020 - 17:12

It was originally bound for the Western Front but docked in Durban, South Africa to news the war was over, so it turned around.

ABC Health on MSN.com Apr 3 2020 - 16:11

Parker Noble Berry worked with Sullivan before striking out on his own in 1917.

Chicago Tribune Apr 3 2020 - 10:34

More than 8 percent of all deaths across the United States in the last week have been linked with pneumonia and influenza, a number on the rise lik

UPI.com Apr 3 2020 - 09:48

The Pennsylvania Department of Health confirmed 1,404 new positive cases of Coronavirus on Friday, including 12 additional deaths.

CBS Pittsburgh on MSN.com Apr 3 2020 - 09:05

Face masks could help limit the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic, according to researchers who studied the effect of surgical masks on the transmiss

YAHOO! Apr 3 2020 - 08:09

After initially downplaying the potential severity of the coronavirus pandemic and sharing false and misleading information, President Trump has ch

New York Times Apr 3 2020 - 07:46

The number of COVID-19 deaths in the state is on track to sail past the number of flu deaths this season in Connecticut.

Connecticut Post on MSN.com Apr 2 2020 - 13:52

While concerns surrounding the coronavirus outbreak are still on the rise, five more people in the state have died from complications linked to the

WFSB Hartford on MSN.com Apr 2 2020 - 12:05

Almost exactly 100 years ago, one-third of the world's population found itself infected in a deadly viral pandemic. It was the Spanish flu.

NPR Apr 2 2020 - 10:51

Last week in a Fox News town hall, President Trump said the 1918 flu pandemic, took the lives of close to 100 million people globally, and those wh

NPR Apr 2 2020 - 10:51

(She covered the H1N1 flu pandemic in 2009 and the Ebola outbreak in West Africa in 2014.) “We thought we would try to go around the world and give

Los Angeles Times on MSN.com Apr 2 2020 - 07:47

In 1918, people decorated their masks for parties, cut flaps in them for cigarettes and wore them to the movies.

Washington Post Apr 2 2020 - 04:10

The Spanish flu raced through crowded tenements and neighborhoods, killing more than 20,000 New Yorkers. But it could have been much worse.

New York Times Apr 2 2020 - 02:15

The U.S. passed 1,000 coronavirus deaths in a single day Wednesday, a daily death toll more than double lung cancer and the flu.

USA Today Apr 1 2020 - 21:08

Schools closed, businesses shut down, gatherings banned and more and more victims every day.

KGW-TV Portland on MSN.com Apr 1 2020 - 17:20

Maria Linda Villanueva Sun was, at various times in her life, a restaurateur, interior designer, accountant, stay-at-home mom and Army wife.

Washington Post Apr 1 2020 - 16:03

Stocks of influenza vaccine are being shifted from some centres that have supplies to others that are without, in a bid to get the most at-risk peo

Radio New Zealand on MSN.com Apr 1 2020 - 15:30

Yahoo Canada asked a medical expert to answer reader questions on what we know about COVID-19 and precautions that people across the country should

YAHOO! Apr 1 2020 - 11:25

Facebook posts have falsely claimed those who received the flu shot are more likely to test positive for coronavirus or become sick with it.

USA Today Apr 1 2020 - 11:15

A study published Monday in the Lancet Infectious Diseases medical journal estimates 0.66 percent of patients who become infected with the coronavi

The Hill Apr 1 2020 - 08:10

Philadelphia did not act fast enough against the flu pandemic whereas St. Louis took swift action and saw a much lower death rate.

Business Insider on MSN.com Apr 1 2020 - 07:41

COVID-19 and the flu can cause similar symptoms. However, there are several differences you should be aware of.

YAHOO! Apr 1 2020 - 06:58

A massive influenza outbreak 102 years before the current pandemic shut down production and felled actors: "Pessimists croaked that this was t

The Hollywood Reporter on MSN.com Apr 1 2020 - 05:00

Projections that at least 100,000 people will have been killed by the coronavirus in the United States, even if social distancing measures are carr

The Financial Express on MSN.com Mar 31 2020 - 22:32

Australia is about to enter its flu season amid a global coronavirus outbreak.

Gizmodo Australia on MSN.com Mar 31 2020 - 21:47

President Donald Trump said Tuesday that the risk from coronavirus is emphatically worse than regular flu, reversing his previous statements.

YAHOO! Mar 31 2020 - 18:49

As the world deals with the unrelenting daily spread of the novel coronavirus, the World Health Organization (WHO), among its many other initiative

YAHOO! Mar 31 2020 - 17:03

It seems that the full weight of the crisis dawned on her only when she received the startling news that her best friend, Rena, was sick with the S

The Atlantic Mar 31 2020 - 10:09

At 101, Naomi Replansky, a poet and labor activist, has endured all of it.

Chicago Tribune Mar 31 2020 - 07:47

How many people die after being infected with the novel coronavirus?

CNN on MSN.com Mar 31 2020 - 05:39

Over the course of just 31 days, COVID-19 killed more than 1,500 people in the tri-state, the vast majority of which were in New York, and has prov

NBC New York Mar 31 2020 - 04:38

The strategy, known as cohorting, has prompted fears that inmates with conventional flu symptoms risk contracting the more serious coronavirus.

The Guardian Mar 31 2020 - 02:21

Throughout the coronavirus crisis that’s killed 35,000 people worldwide, Jair Bolsonaro has kept up face-to-face meetings and pushed everyday Brazi

YAHOO! Mar 31 2020 - 00:25

Myrtle Hooper was seven when the last pandemic struck Australia. It didn’t stop her driving a horse and gig to school

The Guardian Mar 30 2020 - 18:51

President Trump discusses the U.S.'s coronavirus response, the virus’s comparison to the flu and the nation's projected death toll.

YAHOO! Mar 30 2020 - 15:15

Coronavirus deaths in South Carolina will far outnumber those caused by the flu, data shows.

Raleigh News & Observer Mar 30 2020 - 14:41

As the flu pandemic worsened in Washington in October 1918, the Evening Star published the names of the pandemic’s local victims and urged readers

Washington Post Mar 30 2020 - 13:19

As COVID-19 cases topped 1,300 in North Carolina Monday, state leaders are pleading with the public to practice social distancing - saying it’s our

WBTV Charlotte on MSN.com Mar 30 2020 - 11:58

The COVID-19 outbreak we are experiencing now is similar to what happened more than 100 years ago.

Lexington WKYT on MSN.com Mar 30 2020 - 10:43