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Were cities that enacted lockdowns during the 1918 flu pandemic successful in preventing any infections?

Denver, Colorado is a good sample of the results when the measures start early, but are revoked too soon. The goal of the lockdown is to prevent people meeting and transferring the virus on to ...
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Were heroin addicts used to help Spanish flu patients?

I find this at least slightly plausible for a couple of reasons. One is that current research shows that while opioid use is generally understood to be suppressive to the immune system, it can have ...
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