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During the H1N1 swine flu pandemic, then President Barack Obama was vaccinated by a White House nurse. It took a little more than five months from the discovery of the virus to develop a vaccine. Pete Souza/ASSOCIATED PRESS hide caption

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H1N1 Was The Last Pandemic. Here's Why COVID-19 Isn't Yet In That Category

The new coronavirus disease has been diagnosed in 28 countries, and new outbreaks are worrisome. But the World Health Organization sees some encouraging trends.

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H1N1 Was The Last Pandemic. Here's Why COVID-19 Isn't Yet In That Category

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NASA mathematician Katherine Johnson, pictured at the 2017 Academy Awards, was one of the women profiled in the book and film Hidden Figures. She died Monday at 101. Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP hide caption

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Katherine Johnson, NASA Mathematician And An Inspiration For 'Hidden Figures,' Dies

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8ths [Intro Edit] Johan Agebjörn
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One Of Those Summer Days Rhye
The Louder I Call, The Faster It Runs Wye Oak
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Craigslist founder Craig Newmark (L) and CEO Jim Buckmaster pose in front of the Craigslist office March 21, 2006 in San Francisco. The site has become a behemoth but changed little aesthetically. Justin Sullivan/Getty Images hide caption

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At 25 Years, Understanding The Longevity Of Craigslist

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Truth Kamasi Washington
Theme from Twin Peaks: Fire Walk with Me Angelo Badalamenti

A man on stilts wears State of Jefferson regalia at a Timber Unity rally in front of the Oregon Capitol in Salem, Ore., on Feb. 6, 2020. Timber Unity's signature issue is opposition to cap and trade, a plan to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, but the group attracts others such as climate change deniers and State of Jefferson secessionists. Bradley Parks/OPB hide caption

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Some Oregonians Want To Leave And Take Part Of The State To Idaho With Them

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Snake Eyes Trouble
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Audrey's Dance

Specialist Mark Fitzgerald works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Monday, Feb. 24, 2020. Markets are down across Europe, Asia, and the U.S. as the virus spreads to more countries around the world. Richard Drew/AP hide caption

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Dow Tumbles More Than 1000 Points On Fears Of Coronavirus Pandemic

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