Covid-19 at a Plateau, Not Going Down in U.S.: Johns Hopkins

May.04 — John Hopkins Vice Dean for Public Health Practice Josh Sharfstein discusses the medical challenges coronavirus presents for rural areas of the United States, and what is being learned in studies about treatments using existing medications. He speaks on “Bloomberg Surveillance.” The Bloomberg School of Public Health is supported by Michael R. Bloomberg, founder and majority owner of Bloomberg LP, the parent company of Bloomberg News.

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

  • More Americans Eligible For Pfizer’s Booster Shot
  • IN FULL: Yvette D’Ath provides Queensland’s daily COVID-19 update | ABC News
  • Reopening Australia after COVID | What the Doherty Model shows | 7NEWS
  • NO JAB, NO SHOP | Australia’s COVID retail roadmap for the unvaccinated | 7NEWS
  • The return of OVERSEAS TRAVEL | Christmas Holiday bargains post COVID Lockdown | 7NEWS Australia
  • In This Story: United States

    The United States is a country also known as the United States of America, USA, US or just America. There are fifty states in the union, which is a federal republic ruled by a representative democracy. Nearly ten million square kilometres are inhabited by over 300 million people. The majority of Americans speak English.

    4 Recent Items: United States

  • New World Alliance Meets | US, Aus, Japan and India’s leaders join forces to take on China | 7NEWS
  • Afghanistan: a Chinese Colony? – VisualPolitik EN
  • Migrants Cross Border at Night as Mexico Authorities Crack Down
  • Hear Biden’s remarks after CDC recommends Covid-19 booster shots
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