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With no aid in sight, motor coach industry predicts abyss

Posted September 16, 2020 at 6:00amDeCamp Bus Lines in Montclair, N.J., began as a horse-and-buggy business 150 years ago, supporting six generations of the DeCamp family.It endured the transition to motorized vehicles beginning in 1909 and the Spanish flu epidemic of 1918-19, not to mention two world wars, the Great Depression and…
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September 16, 2020
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Blood Transfusions Help Reduce COVID-19 Mortality by 35%

Blood Transfusions Help Reduce COVID-19 Mortality by 35% Brian Wang | August 24, 2020 | The U.S. Food and Drug Administration issued an emergency use authorization (EUA) for investigational convalescent plasma for the treatment of COVID-19 in hospitalized patients. The tests on 70,000 people suggest that the blood transfusion can…
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August 25, 2020
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Study delivers more bad news for Karens

The “Karen” meme has left most Britons with negative thoughts about the name, a new study has revealed. Karen is being used to describe middle-class women who act in a privileged and demanding manner. New data shows 62% of UK adults now associate the name with traits including entitlement, obnoxiousness,…
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August 24, 2020
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Pandemic could be over in less than two years

The World Health Organization hopes the coronavirus crisis will be over in less than two years, according to WHO chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus. The Spanish flu that affected the world back in 1918 took two years to end, he said. "Our situation now with more technology, of course with more connectiveness, the…
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August 21, 2020
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A pandemic of opportunism

The pandemic could tear aside pieties and posturing and unveil a more authentic India by sparking the kind of economic surge that shaped the Roaring Twenties after the Spanish flu epidemic TopicsCoronavirus | Lockdown Only someone born to riches like Jawaharlal Nehru would dream of a “socialistic pattern of society” for India.…
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August 13, 2020
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NYC death toll from COVID-19 was similar to 1918 flu

When the coronavirus swept through New York City in the spring, it brought with it a staggering surge in deaths — one that was comparable, researchers say, to the 1918 flu pandemic in the city.That’s according to a study published Thursday in JAMA Network Open that drew on death statistics…
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August 13, 2020