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Nov 25, 2020

Nov 25, 2020
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Pace of global COVID-19 rise slows, but deaths still climbing

For the first time since the start of the pandemic, the US added more than 1 million cases in each of the past 2 weeks.

Apr 13, 2005

Apr 13, 2005

Pandemic flu virus from 1957 mistakenly sent to labs

(CIDRAP News) – The revelation that samples of the influenza virus that caused the flu pandemic of 1957-58 were inadvertently sent to thousands of laboratories has raised fears of a new pandemic and triggered an urgent effort to destroy the samples.

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