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In N.Y.C.’s Coronavirus Surge, a Frightening Echo of the 1918 Flu

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In N.Y.C.’s Coronavirus Surge, a Frightening Echo of the 1918 Flu

The researchers then appeared at fatalities in October and November of 1918, the peak of the city’s flu outbreak. They identified specific mortality figures collected by the Census Bureau, which was then a reasonably new company, and archived by the Centers for Disorder Handle and Avoidance.

Dr. Faust discovered 31,589 deaths amid 5.5 million metropolis people, for an incident amount of 287.17 deaths for every 100,000 particular person-months. This selection was practically a few moments higher than the city’s loss of life level in the past three yrs. In all, the death amount in the metropolis very last spring was about 70 % of that noticed in 1918.

When the epidemic hit in 1918, the spike in fatalities was not as shocking to the metropolis as it was in 2020. At the time, the boost in deaths was significantly less than 3 instances increased than the previous year’s toll, the scientists noted, whereas 2020’s rise was much more than four periods higher than 2019’s determine.

Basically put, lifestyle was riskier a hundred decades in the past.

“It was a fewer wholesome and a much less harmless entire world,” Dr. Faust said. In just one feeling, he included, “we’re even worse off right now than in 1918,” because we started out from a substantially safer, technologically sophisticated place. The effects of an epidemic should have been dramatically decreased these days, not somewhat lower.

Certainly, individuals now are conditioned by the “medical industrial complex” to imagine that all conditions can be conquered, stated Nancy Tomes, a historian of American overall health care at Stony Brook University.

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That may possibly be why numerous Us citizens, especially these who believe that the pandemic is overblown, are so angered to discover that a virus has upended their life, she added.

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Portuguese historical films will premiere on 29 December.

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Portuguese historical films will premiere on 29 December.

Method Media Bermuda will present the documentary FABRIC: Portuguese History in Bermuda on Thursday, December 29 at the Underwater Research Institute of Bermuda.

A spokesperson said: “Method Media is proud to bring Bermuda Fabric: Portugal History to Bermuda for its 5th and 6th showing at the Bermuda Underwater Observatory. In November and December 2019, Cloth: A Portuguese Story in Bermuda had four sold-out screenings. Now that Bermuda has reopened after the pandemic, it’s time to bring the film back for at least two screenings.

“There are tickets Ptix.bm For $ 20 – sessions at 15:30 and 18:00. Both screenings will be followed by a short Q&A session.

Director and producer Milton Raboso says, “FABRIC is a definitive account of the Portuguese community in Bermuda and its 151 years of history, but it also places Bermuda, Acors and Portugal in the world history and the events that have fueled those 151 years.

“It took more than 10 years to implement FABRIC. The film was supported by the Minister of Culture, the Government of the Azores and private donors.

Bermuda Media Method [MMB] Created in 2011 by producer Milton Raposo. MMB has created content for a wide range of clients: Bermuda’s new hospital renovation, reinsurance, travel campaigns, international sports and more. MMB pays special attention to artistic, cultural and historical content.

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CRISTANO RONALDO CAN MAKE UP A GIANT IN CARIOCA AND PORTUGUESE TECHNICIAN SAYS ‘There will be room’

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Maestro de Braga is the first Portuguese in the National Symphony Orchestra of Cuba.

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Maestro de Braga is the first Portuguese in the National Symphony Orchestra of Cuba.

Maestro Filipe Cunha, Artistic Director of the Philharmonic Orchestra of Braga, has been invited to conduct the Cuban National Symphony Orchestra, as announced today.

According to a statement sent by O MINHO, “he will be the first Portuguese conductor to conduct this orchestra in its entire history.”

In addition to this orchestra, the maestro will also work with the Lyceo Mozarteum de la Habana Symphony Orchestra.

The concerts will take place on 4 and 12 March 2023 at the National Theater of Cuba in Havana.

In the words of the maestro, quoted in the statement, “these will be very beautiful concerts with difficult but very complex pieces” and therefore he feels “very motivated”.

From the very beginning, Rachmaninoff’s Piano Concerto No. 2 will be performed by an Italian pianist (Luigi Borzillo), whom the maestro wants to bring to Portugal later this year. In the same concert, Mendelshon’s First Symphony will be performed.

Then, at the second concert, in the company of the Mexican clarinetist Angel Zedillo, he will perform the Louis Sfora Concerto No. 2. In this concert, the maestro also conducts Tchaikovsky’s Fifth Symphony.

“This is an international recognition of my work. An invitation that I accept with humility and great responsibility. I was surprised to learn that I would be the first Portuguese member of the Cuban National Symphony Orchestra. This is a very great honor,” the maestro said in a statement.

“I take with me the name of the city of Braga and Portugal with all the responsibility that goes with it, and I hope to do a good job there, leaving a good image and putting on great concerts. These will be very special concerts because, in addition to performing pieces that I love, especially Rachmaninov and Tchaikovsky, I will be directing two wonderful soloists who are also my friends. It will be very beautiful,” concludes Filipe Cunha.

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