Virus-Afflicted 2020 Looks Like 1918 Despite Science's March | Health News
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Virus-Afflicted 2020 Looks Like 1918 Despite Science’s March | Health News

By CALVIN WOODWARD, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Despite a century’s progress in science, 2020 is looking a lot like 1918. In the years between two lethal pandemics, one the misnamed Spanish flu, the other COVID-19, the world learned about viruses, cured various diseases, made effective vaccines, developed instant communications and created elaborate public-health networks. […]

The Latest: France to Consider Quarantine for Travelers | Political News
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The Latest: France to Consider Quarantine for Travelers | Political News

The Latest on the coronavirus pandemic. The new coronavirus causes mild or moderate symptoms for most people. For some, especially older adults and people with existing health problems, it can cause more severe illness or death. — British death toll from coronavirus surpasses 28,000. — Italy’s death toll from the coronavirus continues decline. — Spaniards […]

A Coronavirus Drug Seems to Work. What's Next? | Health News
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FDA Allows Emergency Use of Drug for Coronavirus | Health News

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. regulators on Friday allowed emergency use of an experimental drug that appears to help some coronavirus patients recover faster. It is the first drug shown to help fight COVID-19, which has killed more than 230,000 people worldwide. The Food and Drug Administration acted after preliminary results from a government-sponsored study showed […]

The Latest: Germany to take 'small steps' to loosen lockdown
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The Latest: Germany to Take ‘Small Steps’ to Loosen Lockdown | Political News

The Latest on the coronavirus pandemic. The new coronavirus causes mild or moderate symptoms for most people. For some, especially older adults and people with existing health problems, it can cause more severe illness or death. — As economies stagger, pressures grow to ease virus lockdowns. — Germany to take ‘small steps’ in loosening lockdown […]