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World’s oldest man dies aged 112

The oldest man in the world has died aged 112. Spaniard Saturnino de la Fuente was named as the world's oldest man by Guinness World Records. Mr de la Fuente died at his home in Leon, in north-west Spain, according to the state-owned news agency EFE. He was named as…
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January 18, 2022
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Don’t Compare Covid-19 to the 1918 Spanish Flu

If we're honest with ourselves, almost however you look at it, they had it worse back then. “COVID-19 Is Now the Deadliest Pandemic in American History,” wrote Time. “Covid Is Officially America’s Deadliest Pandemic As U.S. Fatalities Surpass 1918 Flu Estimates,” said CNBC. “Coronavirus Death Toll In U.S. Eclipses 1918…
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October 7, 2021
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COVID spike pushes Alaska’s health care system to brink

1of30Angie Cleary, a registered nurse, cares for Joyce Johnson-Albert as she receives an antibody infusion while lying on a bed in a trauma room at the Upper Tanana Health Center Wednesday, Sept. 22, 2021, in Tok, Alaska. Johnson-Albert was optimistic but also realistic. "I just hope the next few days…
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October 5, 2021
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FDA Approves Booster Shots for Those Over 65 or at High Risk

The Food and Drug Administration has given the green light to Pfizer booster shots for Americans over the age of 65 and those at high risk of developing severe COVID-19 symptoms. The authorization, issued after the U.S. death toll surpassed that of the 1918 Spanish flu pandemic earlier this week,…
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September 23, 2021