Covid-19 Policies in the U.S.

Aug.07 — States are adopting social distancing and mask-wearing guidelines until a vaccine becomes available.

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

  • Covid sewage contact tracing
  • LIVE: UK Coronavirus Press Conference 31 October 2020 [Video]
  • “I’m disappointed this wasn’t done two weeks ago”: the public react to a potential new lockdown
  • Hundreds celebrate Halloween in Hong Kong’s popular nightlife district despite Covid-19
  • Trump Claims Doctors Lie About Virus Deaths for Money
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