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India’s healthcare system has spiralled into total chaos following the Covid-19 outbreak.
COVID-19 IS TEACHING INDIA TO USE MAPS TO BATTLE THE NEXT PANDEMICANANYA BHATTACHARYAJULY 30, 2020QUARTZ
It’s possible, too, that some of the partisan divides we’re seeing now could start to narrow as outbreaks spiral out of control in states like Arizona, Florida and Texas.
REPUBLICANS AND DEMOCRATS SEE COVID-19 VERY DIFFERENTLY. IS THAT MAKING PEOPLE SICK?AMELIA THOMSON-DEVEAUXJULY 23, 2020FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
Images from the telescopes show a spiral disk of gas and dust surrounding AB Aurigae.
DEVELOPING PLANET EMERGES IN A SWIRL OF GASLISA GROSSMANJULY 6, 2020SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS
It likely has spiral arms, too, the scientists say — just like the Milky Way.
OLDEST DISK GALAXY PUTS A NEW SPIN ON GALAXY GROWTHLISA GROSSMANJUNE 30, 2020SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS
Our spirals might all trace back to an unexpected influence from cosmic rays.
COSMIC RAYS MAY EXPLAIN LIFE’S BIAS FOR RIGHT-HANDED DNACHARLIE WOODJUNE 29, 2020QUANTA MAGAZINE
I believe very strongly in relief right now, policies that stop economic Armageddon from spiraling out of control.
WHAT DOES COVID-19 MEAN FOR CITIES (AND MARRIAGES)? (EP. 410)STEPHEN J. DUBNERMARCH 26, 2020FREAKONOMICS
The organism is an actively motile spiral thread, about four times the diameter of a red corpuscle in length.
A MANUAL OF CLINICAL DIAGNOSISJAMES CAMPBELL TODD
See that silver spiral going out from Venus and around the table to the orbit of Saturn?
FEE OF THE FRONTIERHORACE BROWN FYFE
Spirochte pallida is an extremely slender, spiral, motile thread, with pointed ends.
A MANUAL OF CLINICAL DIAGNOSISJAMES CAMPBELL TODD
Upon ulcerated surfaces it is often mingled with other spiral micro-organisms, which adds to the difficulty of its detection.
A MANUAL OF CLINICAL DIAGNOSISJAMES CAMPBELL TODD
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WORDS RELATED TO SPIRAL

  • cyclones
  • eddies
  • gyres
  • spirals
  • tornadoes
  • tourbillions
  • twisters
  • waterspouts
  • whirlpools
  • whirls
  • whirlwinds
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