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 […]

White House Blocks Fauci From Testifying to Congress on Coronavirus Response | Top News
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White House Blocks Fauci From Testifying to Congress on Coronavirus Response | Top News

By Jeff Mason and Richard Cowan WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Top U.S. health official Anthony Fauci will not testify next week to a congressional committee examining the Trump administration’s response to the coronavirus pandemic, the White House said on Friday, calling it “counterproductive” to have individuals involved in the response testify. The White House issued an […]