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For Centenarian Survivor Of 1918 Flu Pandemic, Coronavirus Is Just Another 'Problem'

Joe Newman was 5 when the 1918 flu pandemic broke out. Now 107, he and his 100-year-old fiancée are living in lockdown together in Florida and have a decidedly long view on the current crisis.

"It's really intense and it's really frightening," says Nicolena Loshonkohl in Roanoke, Va. She's a single mom with a 2-year-old daughter and lost her job at a hair salon a month ago. Loshonkohl is still waiting on the bulk of her unemployment benefits to start. Courtesy of Nicolena Loshonkohl hide caption

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Unemployment Money Not Reaching Millions Of People Who Applied

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Vice President Mike Pence speaks as he leads a video teleconference with governors about the coronavirus, during a trip to FEMA on March 23. the Federal Emergency Management Agency is keeping a tight grip on critical medical supplies leaving the country – and coming in from overseas. This has frustrated states who are in need of masks, gowns, ventilators and other medical supplies. Alex Brandon/AP hide caption

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A 'War' For Medical Supplies: States Say FEMA Wins By Poaching Orders

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Missouri Gov. Mike Parson announces the state's first death from the coronavirus during a news conference in Jefferson City, Mo., last month. David A. Lieb/AP hide caption

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Missouri Gov. Mike Parson To Reopen State Through 'A Phased Approach'

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For Centenarian Survivor Of 1918 Flu Pandemic, Coronavirus Is Just Another 'Problem'

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