Swine Flu Outbreak 15 Times Deadlier Than Thought

Swine Flu

The number of people who died of swine flu during the 2009 H1N1 pandemic may be about 15 times higher than originally calculated, according to a new study from researchers at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

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  • Bangladesh building collapse toll rises to 433
    Rescuers found more bodies in the concrete debris of a collapsed garment factory building Thursday and authorities say it may take another five days to clear the rubble. In addition to the 433 confirmed dead, police report that 149 people are still missing in what has become the worst disaster for Bangladesh’s $20 billion-a-year garment industry. More
  • Study Finds Expanded Medicaid Increases Health Care Use
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  • New study: debt limit deadline likely extended
    The likely deadline for Congress to prevent the government's first default will be later than earlier thought, a Washington think tank has found. The Bipartisan Policy Center said Friday that the government probably won't reach the brink of default until early September or early October. More
  • Jones called 'greatest country singer of all time'
    The country music world reacted with deep emotion upon learning of the death of legendary singer George Jones. Here's a sampling of quotes and tweets about Jones: "The world has lost the greatest country singer of all time. Amen." - Merle Haggard More
  • Coronavirus updates: Nearly 300K more deaths than usual; Trump, Fauci and 'The Godfather;' Disneyland won't reopen soon
    Nearly 300K more deaths than usual this year. University of Michigan stay-home order. What will sway Americans to get vaccine? Latest COVID news.
    10/21/2020 - 7:25 am | View Link
  • Shops in Delhi face downturn amid COVID-hit festive season
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    10/20/2020 - 9:25 pm | View Link
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    10/20/2020 - 8:29 am | View Link
  • Trump Returns to a Capital in Chaos as Covid-19 Outbreak Spreads
    The president abruptly ended talks on a stimulus bill intended to shore up the nation’s pandemic-stricken economy. In New York, Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo imposed tough restrictions aimed at curbing virus ...
    10/7/2020 - 3:05 pm | View Link
  • Scathing congressional report suggests big trouble for Big Tech if Biden wins
    A scathing report detailing abuses of market power by four top technology companies suggests a tough road ahead of new rules and stricter enforcement for Big Tech should Democratic presidential ...
    10/7/2020 - 7:03 am | View Link
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