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History repeating: 100 years ago, schools closed due to the Spanish flu. What’s different now?

If your school is closed because of the novel coronavirus, you have something in common with kids growing up 100 years ago. In 1918, schools closed temporarily in response to a new H1N1 virus. Like COVID-19, the illness it caused spread rapidly in communities because no one was immune to it yet. Did students still… Read More »

Disney World entertainment complex to reopen while theme parks, hotels remain closed

ORLANDO, Fla. — Walt Disney World plans to reopen its restaurant and entertainment area later this month, though the theme parks and hotels will remain closed. Disney Springs vice president Matt Simon posted Thursday on the official Disney Parks Blog that the area will reopen May 20 with enhanced safety measures to help prevent the… Read More »