Snowstorm dumps foot-plus on much of High Desert

The first big winter storm of the season dropped a foot or more of snow over much of the High High Desert on Tuesday, causing so many crashes and slide-offs authorities were prompted to advise against travel if at all possible.


History of flu outbreaks

POSTED: 9:47 AM PST January 10, 2013    UPDATED: 8:05 AM PST December 18, 2013 

The first human has died from the H10N8 avian flu virus, which has only been detected in birds until now. Take a look at history's four main flu outbreaks.

Spanish flu Walter Reed
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1918 – 1919

The Spanish flu came on quickly. Some people felt fine in the morning but died by nightfall. People who caught the Spanish Flu but did not die from it often died from complications caused by bacteria, such as pneumonia.


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