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Yearender: Covid-19 In 2021 Made People Imagine The Apocalypse

Dec 30, 2021 Mayank Jain Parichha

Covid-19: People were confined to their homes in the pandemic, which made them to imagine the apocalypse.

Will Omicron End Covid-19 Pandemic Like A Mild Variant Did To Spanish Flu 100 Years Back?

Dec 28, 2021 Jeevan Prakash Sharma

Medical experts say that the currently available evidence shows that Omicron might turn out to be a variant, one like the Spanish Flu, which will turn the pandemic into an endemic.


Fact Check: Can Flu Shot Protect You Against Severe Effects Of Covid? Know The Truth

The researchers screened de-identified electronic health records on the TriNetX research database for more than 70 million patients to identify two groups of 37,377 patients.

US Life Expectancy In 2020 Saw Biggest Drop Since WWII

Jul 21, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

The drop spelled out mainly due to the COVID-19 pandemic, which is responsible for close to 74% of the overall life expectancy decline


106-year-old Delhi man, A Child During 1918 Spanish Flu, Survives COVID-19

According to a World Health Organisation (WHO) report, the pandemic of 1918-1919 called the Spanish Flu was particularly virulent, and killed an estimated 40 million people worldwide.

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25 April, 2020

She Survived Spanish Flu In 1918, 102 Years Later She Beat Covid-19

ANI

Ana del Valle was born in October 1913 and in less than six months she will turn 107. That makes her the oldest survivor of the pandemic outbreaks in Spain, along with one of the oldest worldwide, behind the likes of 107-year-old Dutch survivor, Cornelia Ras.


23 April, 2020

Coronavirus Kills World War 2 Veteran In US, 100 Years After His Twin Died Of Spanish Flu

AFP

The deadliest pandemic in modern history, Spanish flu killed an estimated 50 million victims and infected around 500 million around the world.


01 April, 2020

A Century Ago, Sports Rises From Ravages Of War And Disease

Agencies

A century before the Tokyo Olympics were postponed as coronavirus spread across the earth, sports helped in the healing


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A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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