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About Laura Spinney's Segment: A century after the 1918 flu, we see similar patterns in the ways we're responding to COVID-19.

NPR Apr 10 2020 - 06:42

Colton Underwood is grateful for feeling better after fighting coronavirus.

Fox News Apr 10 2020 - 02:02

Dr. Abramson tells us the seasonal flu transmission rate is about 1.3, meaning for every person who gets it, they infect about 1.3 people.

Amarillo KFDA-TV on MSN.com Apr 9 2020 - 20:12

Vice President Mike Pence said Thursday that the Trump administration has always known the coronavirus is more infectious than the flu.

Washington Examiner Apr 9 2020 - 18:37

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KHOU-TV Houston on MSN.com Apr 9 2020 - 17:02

Since the earliest reports of the COVID-19 coronavirus disease by Chinese health officials in late 2020, epidemiologists have questioned whether th

Snopes.com Apr 9 2020 - 13:00

Health experts estimate that the coronavirus is at least 10 to 20 times more deadly than the common seasonal flu.

Newsweek Apr 9 2020 - 11:21

As we are seeing now during the coronavirus pandemic, a combination of accidental and intentional failures exposed disabled inmates in institutions

The Boston Globe Apr 9 2020 - 08:49

Appreciating the importance of community is going to get us through the coronavirus crisis – and this show serves it up in spades.” What can we lea

The Guardian Apr 8 2020 - 14:00

The drug used to treat new strains of the flu has shown some promise in being effective against the coronavirus in clinical trials involving 340 pa

The Hill Apr 8 2020 - 12:40

For more coverage, visit our complete coronavirus section here. Are masks effective controlling the spread of COVID-19?

SFGate Apr 8 2020 - 12:00

Frontline health staff and vulnerable people are being urged to take up a free flu vaccine to reduce burdens on hospitals as the health system deal

MSN Apr 8 2020 - 11:50

When her grandchildren visited her on Tuesday, Wall didn't come in to physical contact with them; but she tossed candy down to them from her b

CBS Minnesota on MSN.com Apr 8 2020 - 07:24

Florida has stopped tracking flu-like symptoms Experts say this will make it more difficult to track COVID-19 CDC uses flu-like data as a key indic

International Business Times Apr 7 2020 - 10:34

In the absence of widespread testing, epidemiologists have been using "flu-like" data to track the early spread of the coronavirus in the

International Business Times Apr 7 2020 - 10:34

With similar symptoms, including high fever and a dry cough, it's easy to compare COVID-19 to the flu.

Houston Chronicle Apr 7 2020 - 08:26

Years of seasonal flu data in Georgia tell a clear story: the state’s most rural residents, who tend to be poorer, older, less educated and farther

Atlanta Journal-Constitution Apr 7 2020 - 03:19

Pharmacists report vast numbers of people getting their flu shots early this season after the Federal Government urged the public to get vaccinated

ABC Health on MSN.com Apr 6 2020 - 23:19

Griffith University vaccines expert Michael Good has revealed the 2020 summit held in Canberra 12 years ago hardly discussed the threat of coronavi

Daily Mail on MSN.com Apr 6 2020 - 21:00

The year was 1918. As World War I was ending, the Spanish Flu began ravaging the world.

Yahoo! Sports Apr 6 2020 - 17:34

The two previous years — 1918 and 1919 — were when the world experienced the worst of the flu pandemic, but the disease continued to strike, and it

Washington Post Apr 6 2020 - 15:52

A question foremost in people's minds: What's worse for the economy? The Spanish Flu outbreak of 1918 offers some pointers.

NPR Apr 6 2020 - 14:38

As the number of coronavirus cases goes up, the number of flu cases is going down.

Lexington WKYT on MSN.com Apr 6 2020 - 11:36

In October of 1918 cases were cropping up in, and the newspaper began reporting the names of well-known residents who had fallen ill.

Tallahassee Democrat on MSN.com Apr 6 2020 - 11:23

They are different viruses, and trying to apply lessons from one to protect against the other is risky.

Los Angeles Times on MSN.com Apr 6 2020 - 10:06

What we are finding is that the SARS-CoV-2 virus appears to be mutating more slowly than the seasonal flu which may allow scientists to develop a v

Live Science Apr 6 2020 - 09:21

Potential coronavirus vaccines are being developed in record time based on new technology. But for now, the flu vaccine is still grown in eggs.

USA Today Apr 6 2020 - 03:03

A 104-year-old Italian woman who survived the 1918 Spanish Flu has become the world's oldest person to survive the coronavirus.

Daily Mail on MSN.com Apr 5 2020 - 20:10

The advice recorded from a survivor of the 1918 flu pandemic is chilling in its relevance more than a century later: “Go to your doctor, get your m

Daily News on MSN.com Apr 5 2020 - 17:00

One year later, Kershaw had opening day duties again, this time against the Padres at Petco Park.

SB Nation on MSN.com Apr 5 2020 - 09:00

Locally, schools and businesses were closed and the Waddell Ladies' Home was converted into an emergency hospital to treat influenza patients.

The Marion Star on MSN.com Apr 5 2020 - 08:56

More than a century later, as the world confronts another pandemic, the letter provides a look at what life was like at that moment

YAHOO! Apr 5 2020 - 05:27

In the age of coronavirus, Americans are gripped by tales of the Spanish flu. Lessons from that pandemic crowd the op-ed pages.

Politico Apr 5 2020 - 05:00

Lucille Ellson understands the fears now gripping the country as coronavirus changes everything.

Washington Post Apr 5 2020 - 04:43

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

The advice recorded from a survivor of the 1918 flu pandemic is chilling in its relevance more than a century later: “Go to your doctor, get your m

al.com Apr 4 2020 - 20:34

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

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

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