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  • How Bad is Flu Season 2019: Too Late to Get the Flu Shot? CDC Flu Map, Deaths Reported

    The CDC says there's still time.

    Newsweek
  • Trump is getting badly beat on the shutdown -- and it's only getting 'worse and worse and worse': polling expert

    CNN polling analyst Harry Enten said on Monday that recent surveys show that President Donald Trump is getting absolutely thrashed in the public relations battle over the government shutdown. Reacting to both a CNN poll and an ABC News/Washington Post poll released over the weekend, Enten pointed out that the percentage of Americans blaming Trump and the Republican Party for the shutdown has only been growing in recent weeks. “His position is getting worse and

    Raw Story
  • Get ready for another bad flu season

    The country is in for another dangerous and deadly flu season, as nearly a dozen children have already died from the highly contagious virus, health officials are warning. Four pediatric deaths occurred last month, bringing the total for the 2018-19 season to 11, according to the most recent statistics from the Centers for Disease Control

    New York Post
  • Shutdowns don’t get bad linearly; they get bad exponentially

    Federal employees missed their first paycheck last week; from here on in, every milestone dramatically exacerbates the pain of the shutdown: a halt to aviation as TSA screeners quit en masse, civil cases stall in federal courts, 38 million hungry Americans denied food stamps and 10% of food sales in the US vanishing; deals expiring with the landlords of 40,000 low income households; then 2.2 million more households are imperiled; landlords renting to federal agencies will go without rent but...

    Boing Boing