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Colorado hospitals are better prepared for COVID-19 than in March, but flu creates uncertainty 18.10.2020 Headlines: All Headlines
Colorado hospitals have some advantages they didn't have this spring even if the third wave of COVID-19 cases continues to grow, but what will happen if the flu hits at the same time is anyone's guess.
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AP FACT CHECK: Trump’s shaky claims on virus, Dem misfires 12.10.2020 Denver Post: All Political News
Impatient to return to the campaign trail, President Donald Trump dubiously claimed he’s fully recovered and immune from COVID-19, hailed a cure that isn’t so and declared the coronavirus is “disappearing” even as cases spiked.
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Trump stays out of sight, few details about his COVID-19 recovery 7.10.2020 Denver Post: All Political News
President Donald Trump remained out of sight for a second day Wednesday as he recovers from COVID-19, with the White House offering scant details about his health and activities.
Timothy Ray Brown, 1st person cured of HIV, dies of cancer 30.9.2020 Denver Post: National News Headlines
Timothy Ray Brown, who made history as “the Berlin patient,” the first person known to be cured of HIV infection, has died. He was 54.
AP FACT CHECK: Claims from Trump and Biden’s first debate 30.9.2020 Headlines: All Headlines
A look at how their statements from Cleveland stack up with the facts.
Second case of human plague reported this summer in Colorado 5.9.2020 Denver Post: Local
A second case of human plague has been reported in Colorado this summer and state health officials are urging residents to take precautions to prevent exposure.
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Fearing a “twindemic,” health experts push urgently for flu shots 17.8.2020 Denver Post: Local
As public health officials look to fall and winter, the specter of a new surge of COVID-19 gives them chills. But there is a scenario they dread even more: a severe flu season, resulting in a “twindemic.”
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Justin Fox: The (not-so) great COVID-19 versus flu comparison 6.8.2020 Denver Post: Opinion
It’s definitely the worst such pandemic to come along in 60 years and probably the worst in a century.
As a plague sweeps the land, zealots see a gift from heaven 1.8.2020 High Country News Most Recent
Extremist pastors are using the COVID-19 pandemic to push their conservative religious ideologies.
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Colorado kindergarten vaccinations were up pre-pandemic, but officials worry for coming year 1.8.2020 Denver Post: News: Local
About 91% of kindergarten students in Colorado got the vaccine protecting against measles, mumps and rubella last school year, up from about 87% the year before, said Jill Hunsaker Ryan, executive director of the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment, during a call with reporters Friday.
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Kafer: Want to convince me to wear a mask? Here’s what not to do. 17.7.2020 Denver Post: Opinion
As a college instructor I normally teach students how to be more persuasive but today I’ll be giving pointers on how to be as unpersuasive as possible. Want to convince a skeptical friend, acquaintance, or stranger to wear a mask to curb transmission of COVID-19? By the end of this column you’ll know exactly how to fail that quest.
Squirrel in Jefferson County tests positive for bubonic plague 15.7.2020 Headlines: All Headlines
Both humans and household animals can become infected with the plague without proper precautions.
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Hollowed out public health system faces more cuts amid coronavirus 1.7.2020 Headlines: All Headlines
The U.S. public health system has been starved for decades and lacks the resources to confront the worst health crisis in a century.
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Second wave of coronavirus cases? Experts say we’re still in the first 21.6.2020 Headlines: All Headlines
What's all this talk about a “second wave” of U.S. coronavirus cases?
Colorado’s COVID-19 hospitalizations, deaths increase slightly amid general downward trend 9.6.2020 Headlines: All Headlines
Hospitalizations for COVID-19 in Colorado, which have declined steadily since late April, increased slightly on Monday, with 25 additional people hospitalized with the respiratory disease caused by the new coronavirus.
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Gov. Jared Polis asks federal officials for help with vaccines, PPE during Colorado’s flu season 9.6.2020 Denver Post: Local
Gov. Jared Polis on Monday asked federal health officials for help Coloradans prepare for the flu season that will arrive later this year, including by making sure there is widespread access to flu vaccines and that health care workers have enough personal protective equipment.
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NFL players both eager and anxious to return during coronavirus pandemic 6.6.2020 Headlines: All Headlines
Seasonal colds and the flu spread through NFL locker rooms just about every year, sending some players home sick while others slog through practices hoping they’ll feel better by game day.
Kristof: Let’s remember that the coronavirus is still a mystery 22.5.2020 Denver Post: Opinion
Some conservatives scoffed that the coronavirus was like the flu, which was utterly wrong. Some liberals foresaw a disastrous outbreak when Jerry Falwell Jr. kept Liberty University open this spring, and that never happened. Viruses are complicated.
More than 3 weeks into safer-at-home, Colorado leaders see promising signs — but are girding for the long fight 21.5.2020 Headlines: All Headlines
So far, so good. That's the restrained refrain espoused by Gov. Jared Polis and Colorado's public health officials three weeks after the statewide stay-at-home mandate ended and a new, longer-term safer-at-home phase began.
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Ask Amy: My son’s boyfriend is HIV-positive 17.5.2020 Denver Post: Lifestyles
Dear Amy: When my son "Steven," came out (a few years ago), I struggled at first. All I want is for him to be in a happy, secure, fulfilling relationship with someone (of whatever gender).
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