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Historic Southport Lanes Bowling Alley Going Out Of Business [Video]

Historic Southport Lanes Bowling Alley Going Out Of Business

The Southport Lanes bowling alley and its predecessor, the Nook, survived the Great Depression, the Spanish Flu, and some of Chicago’s worst weather – but not COVID-19. CBS 2's Marissa Parra..

Credit: CBS 2 Chicago     Duration: 02:18Published
108th Birthday Party Thrown For Woman Who Beat COVID, Spanish Flu [Video]

108th Birthday Party Thrown For Woman Who Beat COVID, Spanish Flu

A brave New Jersey woman has overcome more than most people can even imagine. Anna Del Priore just celebrated her 108th birthday in Middletown.

Credit: CBS 2 New York     Duration: 00:59Published
BSF shoots down 5 intruders at the India-Pakistan border in Punjab's Tarn Taran | Oneindia News [Video]

BSF shoots down 5 intruders at the India-Pakistan border in Punjab's Tarn Taran | Oneindia News

The Border Security Force shot down five intruders, who were trying to cross over the Indian territory from Pakistan a village in Punjab’s Tarn Taran district. A suspected operative of the Islamic..

Credit: Oneindia     Duration: 02:51Published
WHO: Coronavirus Pandemic may end sooner than the 1918 Spanish Flu | Oneindia News [Video]

WHO: Coronavirus Pandemic may end sooner than the 1918 Spanish Flu | Oneindia News

As the world battles the Coronavirus Pandemic, there is only one question on everyone's mind...when will this Pandemic be over.This Pandemic has unleashed one of the most challenging times for people..

Credit: Oneindia     Duration: 01:49Published
A look back at 1918's pandemic football season [Video]

A look back at 1918's pandemic football season

A look back at 1918's pandemic football season

Credit: WCPO Cincinnati     Duration: 02:27Published
The complications linked to the coronavirus [Video]

The complications linked to the coronavirus

The coronavirus is said to be mild in four out of five cases, with the vast majority of patients making a full recovery. Nevertheless, it is increasingly coming to light that a minority of patients..

Credit: Yahoo Style     Duration: 02:46Published
Home schooling during the pandemic [Video]

Home schooling during the pandemic

Many families are preparing for their schools new normal. But, not everyone will be doing distance learning this upcoming year.

Credit: KTNV Channel 13 Las Vegas     Duration: 02:36Published
107-Year-Old Survives Both Spanish Flu And COVID-19 [Video]

107-Year-Old Survives Both Spanish Flu And COVID-19

The New Jersey woman told CBS2's Jessica Layton her keys to long life.

Credit: CBS 2 New York     Duration: 02:27Published
Trump’s Flunks Flu History [Video]

Trump’s Flunks Flu History

President Donald Trump can’t quite get his history facts in order.

Credit: HuffPost NOW News     Duration: 01:07Published
Donald Trump: 1917 pandemic probably ended Second World War [Video]

Donald Trump: 1917 pandemic probably ended Second World War

US president Donald Trump has erroneously claimed that a pandemic in 1917ended the Second World War during a press briefing at the White House.

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 00:47Published
Denver Woman That Wanted 108 Cards For Her 108th Birthday Has Already Received Over 125 Cards [Video]

Denver Woman That Wanted 108 Cards For Her 108th Birthday Has Already Received Over 125 Cards

A Denver woman has a special wish for her 108th birthday: 108 birthday cards! Gertie Abkes was born Aug. 4, 1912, just four months after the Titanic sank. She has survived two pandemics: the current..

Credit: CBS 4 Denver     Duration: 00:59Published
Denver Woman Wants 108 Cards For Her 108th Birthday! [Video]

Denver Woman Wants 108 Cards For Her 108th Birthday!

A Denver woman has a special wish for her 108th birthday: 108 birthday cards! Gertie Abkes was born Aug. 4, 1912, just four months after the Titanic sank. She has survived two pandemics: the current..

Credit: CBS 4 Denver     Duration: 00:34Published

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The harrowing story behind stained glass window in city church

the harrowing story behind stained glass window in city church
The devastating story of Mrs Wade-Dalton serves as a poignant reminder of the impact the Spanish Flu had on the people of the city at the time
Nottingham Post - Published

World Health Organisation warns Covid pandemic to 'last two years'

world health organisation warns covid pandemic to 'last two years'
Head of the World Health Organisation compared coronavirus to the Spanish Flu of 1918 which took two years to end
Tamworth Herald - Published

Trump news – live: President says 1918 Spanish flu 'ended second world war' before he is whisked out of briefing after shooting outside White House

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Independent - Published

Trump says Spanish Flu of 1918 ended WWII – a conflict that didn't start until two decades later

President also got year pandemic started wrong
Independent - Published

Coronavirus second wave 'could target young people' warns expert

coronavirus second wave 'could target young people' warns expert
Covid-19's second wave could follow a similar curve to the world's worst pandemic - the 1918 Spanish Flu - which affected younger people in later waves
Tamworth Herald - Published

The illnesses & diseases that plagued Devon before coronavirus

the illnesses & diseases that plagued devon before coronavirus
From the Black Death to the Spanish Flu, disaster historian John Withington discusses how Devon has coped with deadly viruses in the past
Exeter Express and Echo - Published Also reported by •North Devon JournalTiverton Mid Devon GazetteTorquay Herald Express

Epidemics: coronavirus in context

In addition to comparisons with Spanish Flu in 1918-19, there are other episodes in the 20th century from which lessons have been learned
FT.com - Published

Beat Coronavirus Covid-19 with these Japanese health posters from 1918

beat coronavirus covid-19 with these japanese health posters from 1918
In 1918, Japan’s Central Sanitary Bureau (JCSB) published a 445-page manual instructing people in ways to recognise and prevent Spanish Flu (Supein kaze). The campaign to fight the mass killer virus..
Anorak - Published

One of Scotland's oldest women celebrates 107th birthday in style at care home

one of scotland's oldest women celebrates 107th birthday in style at care home
Ellen Gardner who has lived through two World Wars and the 1920s Spanish Flu outbreak refused to let coronavirus spoil her day.
Daily Record - Published

Care home resident celebrates 107th birthday in style despite lockdown

One of Scotland’s oldest women, who has lived through two World Wars and the Spanish flu outbreak, has not let the coronavirus pandemic hamper her 107th birthday celebrations.
Belfast Telegraph - Published

113-year-old Spanish woman becomes oldest person in world to recover from coronavirus

'I would have preferred not to have to live this unfortunate situation of nonsense,' says Maria Branyas, who also survived Spanish flu pandemic
Independent - Published

Coronavirus: How they tried to curb Spanish flu pandemic in 1918

Face masks, fresh air and porridge - how people tried to curb a deadly flu pandemic in 1918.
BBC News - Published

1918 flu pandemic linked to rise of Nazi Party, paper reveals

Study published by Federal Reserve Bank of New York examines how 'Spanish flu' reshaped German society between 1918 and 1920
Independent - Published

Coronavirus latest: NY Fed study links Spanish flu to extremism


FT.com - Published

Colson Whitehead: Black author makes Pulitzer Prize history in fiction win

The awards - postponed for the coronavirus - were first held just a year before the Spanish Flu.
BBC News - Published

This is how 'Spanish Flu' affected Derby in 1918 - and how people coped then

this is how 'spanish flu' affected derby in 1918 - and how people coped then
You can see parallels with today's coronavirus pandemic
Derby Telegraph - Published

How the great Spanish flu pandemic sheds light on sport's careful response to coronavirus

As with the coronavirus over a century later, the Spanish flu forced sports leagues and events to come to a halt, with the lives of sportsmen and sportswomen changed indelibly
Independent - Published

Woman dies 102 years after her sister passed away from the 1918 Spanish flu

'It was so hard to not be with her'
Independent - Published

French doctor, 98, keeps working through coronavirus crisis

Doctor Christian Chenay is almost old enough to remember the 1918 Spanish flu and treated typhus sufferers during World War Two. Now, as he nears his 99th birthday, he is still caring for patients..
Reuters - Published

Five other things to call these times now you’re sick of ‘strange’ and ‘unprecedented’

TIRED of calling these 'unprecedented times', especially now you’ve heard of the 1918 Spanish flu pandemic? Try these adjectives.
The Daily Mash - Published

Coronavirus: Cities with stronger social distancing measures recovered faster after Spanish Flu, research shows

Heavy economic disruption in the short term proved beneficial in the long run
Independent - Published

Coronavirus: Boris Johnson hospital stay and parallels to Lloyd George

Prime Minister David Lloyd George spent several days in hospital during the Spanish flu pandemic.
BBC News - Published

After the deadly Spanish flu epidemic people warned against crowds... how prescient such caution seems now

after the deadly spanish flu epidemic people warned against crowds... how prescient such caution seems now
When I awake these spring mornings, my first thought is: "So I made it through the night!" One of my sons, who knows about statistics and probabilities, has dolefully mentioned that I have a one-in-10..
Belfast Telegraph - Published

Woman, 108, who survived 2 world wars and the Spanish flu dies from coronavirus

woman, 108, who survived 2 world wars and the spanish flu dies from coronavirus
Hilda Churchill - who was just  a week away from turning 109 and originally from Crewe - was the oldest known coronavirus victim in the UK
The Sentinel Stoke - Published Also reported by •Staffordshire NewsletterLeek Post and Times

Great great grandmother, 108, survived Spanish Flu but dies from coronavirus

great great grandmother, 108, survived spanish flu but dies from coronavirus
Hilda Churchill passed away in a nursing home less than 24hours after testing positive for COVID-19
Wales Online - Published

Tributes for 108-year-old who survived Spanish flu but couldn't beat coronavirus

tributes for 108-year-old who survived spanish flu but couldn't beat coronavirus
Hilda Churchill passed away on Saturday just hours after being diagnosed with Covid-19.
Hull Daily Mail - Published

Coronavirus victim, 108, survived 1918 Spanish flu pandemic

Hilda Churchill lived through two world wars and the Spanish flu before falling victim to coronavirus.
BBC News - Published Also reported by •BBC Local News

The story of Spanish Flu and its devastating impact on Bristol

the story of spanish flu and its devastating impact on bristol
It was just over a century ago when the city was in its last pandemic
Bristol Post - Published


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