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Could the Weather Swings of Climate Change Make Flu Seasons Worse?

News Picture: Got the Flu? You Probably Shouldn

THURSDAY, Feb. 20, 2020 (HealthDay News) — Climate change, and the sudden weather changes it brings, could fuel future flu epidemics, researchers warn in a new report. They used historical data to assess how major weather swings in the fall months could affect flu season in highly populated areas of …

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‘Mad Mike’ Hughes, daredevil who built a homemade steam rocket, dies in launch attempt

'Mad Mike' Hughes, daredevil who built a homemade steam rocket, dies in launch attempt

Daredevil “Mad Mike” Hughes died Saturday (Feb. 22) during his latest attempt to launch into the sky on a homemade rocket powered by steam.  Hughes, 64, was attempting to launch 5,000 feet (1,524 meters) into the air from a location near Barstow, California, in a rocket he built with partner …

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‘Bird’ Flu May Be More Common in Humans, But Less Deadly

Future Unclear for Kids Paralyzed After EV-D68 Infection

By Randy DotingaHealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, Feb. 23 (HealthDay News) — The avian flu, which killed almost 60 percent of those known to be infected, actually struck many more people worldwide but didn’t make them very sick, a new analysis finds. The actual fatality rate of the H5N1 flu strain, therefore, …

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