Flu pandemic

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Petrov’s Flu review – feverish tale of a pandemic and societal breakdown
Kirill Serebrennikov’s prescient and audacious but oppressive drama is set in a post-Soviet Russia in the grip of a flu epidemic

Peter Bradshaw

15, Jul, 2021 @11:40 AM

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The Guardian view on memorials for Covid-19: raw events need distance | Editorial
Editorial: The pandemic must be remembered, but there should be caution and patience about how

Editorial

12, Mar, 2021 @5:52 PM

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What does Covid mean for the future of pandemic movies?
A year of coronavirus may have dented Hollywood’s enthusiasm for films about deadly outbreaks, but the genre has a history of mutating and returning

Stuart Heritage

11, Feb, 2021 @2:00 PM

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2020 was deadliest year in a century in England and Wales, says ONS
Fatalities hit flu pandemic levels of 1918 with more than 608,000 deaths recorded

Caelainn Barr, Nicola Davis and Pamela Duncan

12, Jan, 2021 @1:31 PM

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A Christmas pandemic like no other? They thought that in 1918
The post-first world war flu outbreak also came in waves and led to school closures and face-mask rows

Michael Bresalier

18, Dec, 2020 @12:17 PM

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What can we learn about 2020 from the Black Death? Dorsey Armstrong has all the answers
The US professor became an unlikely TV star this year, with a series about the plague. She explains what the 1348 pandemic can tell us today about conspiracy theories, recklessness, deurbanisation and social unrest

Sam Wollaston

01, Nov, 2020 @2:00 PM

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Flu and Covid: winter could bring 'double-barrel' outbreak to US, experts say
But the same measures that fight coronavirus are effective against the flu – and vaccines offer another weapon against it

Jessica Glenza

15, Aug, 2020 @9:00 AM

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The story of black nurses in the UK didn't start with Windrush
As stark figures on Covid-19 deaths among BAME nurses emerge, it’s vital to recognise their generations-long contribution

Lynn Eaton

13, May, 2020 @6:00 AM

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Will coronavirus lead to fairer societies? Thomas Piketty explores the prospect
Economist discusses the effects of pandemic on economies, societies and globalisation

Laura Spinney

12, May, 2020 @5:00 PM

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What the 1918 flu pandemic tells us about whether social distancing works | Nancy K Bristow
Philadelphia was ill-prepared; Seattle responded quickly. The results offer a stark lesson, says Nancy K Bristow, a professor of history at the University of Puget Sound

Nancy K Bristow

29, Apr, 2020 @9:06 AM

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What does the leaked report tell us about the UK's pandemic preparations?
Leaked National Security Risk Assessment describes threats posed by flu- and non-flu-type infectious diseases

David Pegg

24, Apr, 2020 @2:30 PM

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What UFC can learn from mistakes boxing made during Spanish flu outbreak
Dana White is keen to restart fighting as soon as May. But a look at the last pandemic should give him pause for thought

Karim Zidan

16, Apr, 2020 @11:00 AM

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