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Aug.07 — One of the most iconic brands in financial television returns for today’s issues and today’s world. This week’s Wall Street Week features David Westin’s interviews with National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases Director Dr. Anthony Fauci, Sen. Rick Scott (R-FL), and Former Secretary of Education Arne Duncan. The conversations highlight the health care policies needed to contain the spread of Covid-19 until a vaccine is available, the cost of an additional round of fiscal stimulus, and the challenges posed by reopening schools in the U.S. Former Treasury Larry Summers and Financial Times Editorial Board Chair Gillian Tett discuss how the pandemic aid in the U.S. is having skewed effects. ARK Invest CEO & CIO Cathie Wood talks about what a tech cold war with China could mean for U.S. Tech companies.
In This Story: China
China is the third largest country in the world by area and the largest country in the world by population. Properly known as the People’s Republic of China, the political territory of the country includes the former nations of Tibet and Hong Kong.
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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
In This Story: Vaccine
A vaccine is a biological preparation that provides active acquired immunity to a particular infectious disease. A vaccine typically contains an agent that resembles a disease-causing microorganism and is often made from weakened or killed forms of the microbe, its toxins, or one of its surface proteins.