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Spanish flu

US woman who survived 1918 flu, world war succumbs to COVID

The flu pandemic killed about 675,000 Americans — a death toll eclipsed this month by the 2020-21 coronavirus pandemic

01 Oct 2021 11:38 AM

India’s vaccine hesitancy is at a high of 74.53 per cent

Those who had seen friends suffer from side-effects of vaccination are not willing to give up their productive days at work for vaccination

16 Jun 2021 7:29 AM

Of Chinese virus, Spanish flu, UK strain: Do points of origin matter?

Of course, viruses, just like us Parsis, are sometimes named after the things we do and sometimes after the places from which we come

09 Jan 2021 7:38 AM

WHO hopes COVID will be over within two years, quicker than world got rid of Spanish flu

Western Europe has been enduring the kind of infection levels not seen in many months, particularly in Germany, France, Spain and Italy

22 Aug 2020 3:27 PM

World in 2020 resembles 1918 despite science advance

As in 1918's Spanish flu, people are again hearing hollow assurances at odds with the reality on ground

08 May 2020 11:45 AM

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Blood transfusions, a treatment used for 1918 Spanish Flu, may help manage coronavirus

Patients are infused with blood plasma teeming with immune molecules that helped coronavirus survivors though there's no proof it will work.

03 Apr 2020 6:15 PM

Woman who survived Spanish flu dies of Covid19 in UK

The patient passed away on Saturday at her care home in Salford city - less than 24 hours after testing positive for COVID-19

29 Mar 2020 3:45 PM

Science still isn’t good at prevention of diseases

In the past 100 years, though, nothing quite as deadly as the so-called Spanish flu has struck the planet.

12 Jul 2018 1:18 AM

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