Are US states lifting Covid-19 lockdown too soon? | DC Lockdown Diary

The FT’s Kiran Stacey examines the prospect of another round of lockdowns, after the director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) warned a second wave of Covid-19 infections could hit the US this autumn

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In This Story: COVID-19

Covid-19 is the official WHO name given to the novel coronavirus which broke out in late 2019 and began to spread in the early months of 2020.

Symptoms of coronavirus

The main symptoms of coronavirus are:

  • a persistent new cough (non productive, dry)
  • a high temperature (e.g. head feels warm to the touch)
  • shortness of breath (if this is abnormal for the individual, or increased)

Latest News about Covid-19

Below are stories from around the globe related to the 2020 outbreak of novel Coronavirus – since the WHO gave the Covid-19 naming. Most recent items are posted nearest the top.

5 Recent Items: COVID-19

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  • Macy’s CEO Jeff Gennette on first-quarter earnings and consumer trends
  • COVID-19: ‘Do not holiday in ‘amber’ countries’
  • COVID-19: ‘Do not holiday in ‘amber’ countries’
  • U.S. vaccinated 600,000 12-to-15-year-olds last week
  • In This Story: Lockdown

    During the 2020 Covid-19 epidemic, lockdown has come to mean the practice of attempting to control transmission of the virus by means of restricting people’s movement and activities on a broad scale, usually on a national or state-wide basis.

    3 Recent Items: Lockdown

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  • Boris Johnson says we’ll know ‘in few days’ if England lockdown will lift on 21 June | ITV News
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