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During the H1N1 swine flu pandemic, 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/AP 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.

During the H1N1 swine flu pandemic, 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/AP hide caption

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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
Shadow Chromatics

A crowd gathers at the South Bristol's annual ice harvest. Rebecca Conley/Maine Public hide caption

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In Maine, Residents Slice Through Thick Ice To Keep A Tradition From Melting Away

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Sunnnn Goth Babe
Laura Palmer's Theme [Instrumental] Angelo Badalamenti
One Of Those Summer Days Rhye
The Louder I Call, The Faster It Runs Wye Oak
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Dance of the Dream Man [Instrumental] Angelo Badalamenti
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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

Efforts to carve out new states are not a unique concept. A man on stilts wears State of Jefferson regalia at a Timber Unity rally in front of the Oregon Capitol in Salem, Ore., this month. The push for a State of Jefferson began in 1941. 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
DNA Akira Kosemura
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 1,000 Points On Fears Of Coronavirus Pandemic

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Brunnen Liai
Alewife Clairo
The Pine Float Angelo Badalamenti
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Sir John Eliot Gardiner and the Orchestre Révolutionnaire et Romantique are performing all nine of Beethoven's symphonies in a series of concerts celebrating the composer's 250th birthday. Chris Lee/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Revisiting Beethoven's Beloved, Radical Symphonies For His 250th Birthday

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Symphony No.8 in F, Op.93 - 2. Allegretto scherzando
Twin Peaks Theme [Instrumental] Angelo Badalamenti
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