Powell Sees Many Differences Between Great Depression and Now

Jun.10 — Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell says the Fed expects a full economic recovery from the Covid-19 pandemic during a video news conference about the decision by the Fed’s policy-setting Federal Open Market Committee to leave rates unchanged.

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

  • Australia’s scramble to deliver stem cells to blood cancer patients as borders closed | ABC News
  • Coronavirus pandemic: Bars & restaurants shut in Marseille and Guadeloupe
  • Government suspends long-standing economic strategy amid COVID-19 recession | ABC News
  • Matt Hancock: ‘Everybody to download NHS Covid-19 app’
  • Missouri governor tests positive for COVID-19
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