Tag Archives: COVID-19

History as cottage industry

Monday’s meeting via Zoom of the Providence Historic District Commission surprised observers by delaying an expected vote to approve the relocation of a historic Italianate cottage on Williams Street, on College Hill. This was the second straight delay. That does … Continue reading

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Is Wuhan China’s Chicago?

Wuhan, the Chinese city where the Wuhan virus originated, is sometimes called “The Chicago of China” for its size (pop. 11.8 million), its central location, its setting on the Yangtze River and its historic buildings and its modern architecture. Here … Continue reading

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How the coronavirus fools us

Citizens worldwide are wondering how the coronavirus behaves after entry into the human body. How does it get past our immune system? Scientific antiviral studies report that the coronavirus, once inside its host, does not continue to look like a … Continue reading

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