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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).
How will the coronavirus pandemic end? History gives us a glimpse 12.5.2020 Headlines: All Headlines
According to historians, pandemics typically have two types of endings: the medical, which occurs when the incidence and death rates plummet, and the social, when the epidemic of fear about the disease wanes.
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Coronavirus in Colorado, May 3: A look at the latest updates on COVID-19 3.5.2020 Headlines: All Headlines
Throughout the day, we will share the latest coverage from Denver Post journalists on the coronavirus outbreak on this page.
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Data shows coronavirus creates higher death toll in Colorado than seasonal flu 2.5.2020 Denver Post: News: Local
As of Friday afternoon, 820 people had died of complications from the new coronavirus. By comparison, 701 people - the highest death toll from flu in recent years - died in the 2014-2015 flu season, which lasted from the start of October until mid-May.
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Indigenous people face down zombies and win in ‘Blood Quantum’ 30.4.2020 High Country News Most Recent
Jeff Barnaby’s latest film speaks to Indigenous futurism and our new COVID-19 reality.
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AP FACT CHECK: Trump’s baseless theories on coronavirus 25.4.2020 Denver Post: All Political News
Lysol is for toilet bowls and countertops, not human consumption. The company that manufacturers it felt compelled to emphasize the danger of ingesting it after President Donald Trump’s musings about heat, light and disinfectant in the time of coronavirus.
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AP FACT CHECK: Trump’s false hits on watchdogs, voting fraud 13.4.2020 Denver Post: National News Headlines
A look at the president's recent distortions on key elements of the pandemic response and a few other political subjects.
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Masks are having a moment in Colorado, though safety accessory also brings risks 12.4.2020 Denver Post: Business
While no one is arguing that a handmade face covering will ever work as effectively as a medical-grade mask, an increasing number of infectious disease experts and politicians are arguing that some sort of barrier is better than nothing.
Post Premium: Our best stories for the week of March 23-29 29.3.2020 Denver Post: Local
The Denver Post's most important stories from the past week, with a special focus on the story we've decided should lead our Sunday newspaper.
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Not Colorado’s first pandemic: What we can learn from the Spanish flu 29.3.2020 Denver Post: Business
The struggle against one of the worst pandemics in world history -- the Spanish flu — could yield lessons for today's battle against the deadly and still spreading coronavirus.
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Did I already have coronavirus? Experts say maybe, but it doesn’t mean you’re immune 26.3.2020 Headlines: All Headlines
Lots of people are looking back at that presumed cold or flu that recently spread through their household or office and asking: Did I already have the novel coronavirus? And if so, what does it mean for me now? A meme circulating on social media takes these questions even farther, asking: “Who got sick in […]
Douthat: Falling ill, testing negative 24.3.2020 Denver Post: Opinion
I felt, a bit idiotically, that if I was savvy enough I could stay one step ahead of the virus.
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Friedman: A plan to get America back to work 23.3.2020 Denver Post: Opinion
As so many of our businesses shut down and millions begin to be laid off, some experts are beginning to ask:
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PHOTOS: Looking back at the 1918 flu pandemic in Colorado 18.3.2020 Headlines: All Headlines
The flu of 1918, also known as the Spanish Flu, is thought to have started in Kansas and hit Colorado particularly hard.
You have (a lot of) coronavirus questions. We have answers. 7.3.2020 Denver Post: News: Local
Readers had a lot of questions about what they should do, why authorities are reacting the way they are, and how serious the threat from the new disease might be.
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Do I have the coronavirus? Here’s what to do if you’re not sure. 5.3.2020 Denver Post: News: Local
Odds are, if you're feeling under the weather, it's not the new coronavirus that's making you miserable. But the best way to protect vulnerable people may be to behave as if it is.
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Genetic clues hint at hidden coronavirus cases in Washington state 2.3.2020 Headlines: All Headlines
The coronavirus may have been circulating for weeks undetected in Washington state, a preliminary finding that could mean hundreds of undiagnosed cases, researchers said Sunday after analyzing the genetic sequences of viruses from two people.
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Coloradans should prepare for the coronavirus like they would a snowstorm, health officials say 27.2.2020 Denver Post: Local
14 cases of the coronavirus had been confirmed in the U.S. as of Wednesday, but Coloradans are at a much greater risk of contracting the seasonal flu.
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