U.S. Ramps Up Covid-19 Testing in Three Hard-Hit States

Jul.08 — The U.S. government is setting up temporary coronavirus testing sites in Louisiana, Texas and Florida as health officials attempt to get a firm grasp on how the pandemic is evolving. Max Nisen, a Bloomberg Opinion columnist, has more on “Bloomberg Surveillance.” Nisen’s opinions are his own

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

  • Ex-Task Force Member Olivia Troye Speaks Out On Trump Administration’s Pandemic Response | NBC News
  • Trump: U.S. Would Have 2.5 Million Covid-19 Deaths ‘If We Didn’t Do It Properly’
  • ‘We need to suppress the virus now,’ says PM Johnson
  • Macron Tells the UN to Wake Up With Swipe at the U.S. and China
  • Flags Planted Around Washington Monument to Mark 200,000 Covid-19 Deaths
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