Tag: virus

Beaches are shut down and nearly empty in Fort Lauderdale on Wednesday, March 18, 2020 due to the coronavirus outbreak.

[Opinion] Please stop going to the beach

During the global coronavirus pandemic, many people are questioning what is considered safe in terms of their surroundings.  Numerous people would deem the beach to be a great place to stay distant from others while also relaxing. The fresh air, sunshine, tepid water and soothing […]

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Influenza poses a far greater threat to Americans than the coronavirus from China that has made headlines around the world, and the flu vaccine remains the best defense -- especially for children and the elderly. (Antonio Perez/Chicago Tribune/TNS)

Opinion: Students should be more cautious about preventing the flu

Recently, the Wuhan coronavirus has been causing panic across the world. Deaths from the mysterious virus have surpassed 1,000 in China, exacerbated by the long incubation period for the virus, poor quarantines and lack of efficient treatment. 11 cases have been confirmed in the United […]

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