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Trump said the 1918 Spanish Flu 'probably ended' WWII, which did not begin until 21 years after the pandemic

Trump said the 1918 Spanish Flu 'probably ended' WWII, which did not begin until 21 years after the pandemic

2 minutes ago   |   Business Insider

During an eventful press briefing on Monday, President Donald Trump incorrectly claimed that in 1917, the Spanish Flu "probably ended the second World War." World War II began...
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Trump's Brain Breaks On National TV As He Claims The Spanish Flu Ended World War II

46 minutes ago   |   Politicus USA

Trump claimed that the Spanish Flu pandemic of 1918 happened in 1917, and it ended World War II, which ended decades later.
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UC adding new flu vaccination requirements for fall

19 hours ago   |   ABC

To help prevent flu cases from taking up health resources as UC campuses battle coronavirus this fall, the system is requiring influenza vaccines before Nov. 1.
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Shortages threaten Trump's plan for rapid coronavirus tests

Shortages threaten Trump's plan for rapid coronavirus tests

1 day ago   |   Politico

The Trump administration is gambling that a new generation of fast, cheap coronavirus tests can bring the U.S. outbreak under control. The challenge now is getting enough of...
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All UC staff, students required to take flu shots before November

All UC staff, students required to take flu shots before November

1 day ago   |   KCRA   |   2 articles

The University of California announced Saturday all students, faculty and staff will be required to get the flu shot before Nov. 1.
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University of California requires flu vaccination for students, faculty and staff

1 day ago   |   ABC   |   2 articles

The newly signed order is also to help relieve the health care system during the upcoming fall and winter flu season amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Why the Coronavirus is More Likely to ‘Superspread' Than the Flu

2 days ago   |   NY Times

Most people won't spread the virus widely. The few who do are probably in the wrong place at the wrong time in their infection, new models suggest.
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COVID-19 Isn't the First Pandemic to Affect Minority Populations Differently. Here's What We Can Learn From the 1918 Flu

3 days ago   |   Time

On a Monday afternoon in early October about 100 years ago, a special meeting of the Baltimore school board was held to decide whether schools should close. Some 30,000...
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‘The Virus Infects The Heart Itself': Cardiologist Says COVID-19 Linked To Variety Of Cardiovascular Ailments

4 days ago   |   CBS

The spread of COVID-19 around the world has become the biggest story of 2020. Each month, doctors and medical professionals are learning more about the virus's impact on...
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Protect Teachers From Covid, Don't Rush School Reopenings

5 days ago   |   Real Clear Politics

The private school where I taught for two decades was a building a block square and contained three contiguous divisions - the lower, the middle and the upper school, where I...
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Trump briefing halted by Secret Service after shots fired near White House

Trump briefing halted by Secret Service after shots fired near White House

WASHINGTON - Secret Service agents abruptly halted President Trump's coronavirus briefing on Monday after an armed suspect was shot outside the White House. The president was... Read more ...

McDonald's is suing its ousted CEO for lying about sexual relationships with...

McDonald's is suing its ousted CEO for lying about sexual relationships with employees

The fast food chain is suing Steve Easterbrook for the amount of his exit package: about $40 million. Read more ...

Amazon may take over old JCPenneys and Sears to try and speed up deliveries

Amazon may take over old JCPenneys and Sears to try and speed up deliveries

Amazon may replace closed department stores at struggling malls. Read more ...

Trump says he will deliver RNC speech from Gettysburg battlefield or White House

Trump says he will deliver RNC speech from Gettysburg battlefield or White House

President Trump will either deliver his GOP nomination acceptance speech from the White House grounds or the battlefield at Gettysburg, he announced Monday. “We have narrowed... Read more ...

Disney World to reduce theme park hours in September

Disney World to reduce theme park hours in September

Operating hours at all Central Florida parks are changing. Read more ...

Almost 100K US kids infected with COVID-19 in last two weeks of July

Almost 100K US kids infected with COVID-19 in last two weeks of July

Almost 100,000 American children tested positive for the coronavirus in the last two weeks of July - an alarming 40 percent rise, according to new data. As officials continue... Read more ...

Houses explode in Baltimore, killing 1 and trapping others, fire union says

Houses explode in Baltimore, killing 1 and trapping others, fire union says

BALTIMORE - One person has died and others were reportedly trapped after an explosion Monday morning in Maryland, according to the Baltimore Firefighters Union IAFF Local... Read more ...

Dollar Tree, Family Dollar reverse course again; announce mandatory mask...

Dollar Tree, Family Dollar reverse course again; announce mandatory mask policy for customers

The latest decision comes as many major national retailers have decided to make face coverings mandatory. Read more ...

Rangers win NHL draft lottery, shot at Lafreniere

Rangers win NHL draft lottery, shot at Lafreniere

The New York Rangers won the second phase of the NHL draft lottery, giving them a shot at selecting winger Alexis Lafreniere. Read more ...

1 killed, several injured as ‘major gas explosion' obliterates three...

1 killed, several injured as ‘major gas explosion' obliterates three Baltimore homes

A huge gas explosion has reduced three row houses to rubble in Baltimore, Maryland, killing one resident and injuring several others, the city's fire department has said. At... Read more ...