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BBC published this video item, entitled “Losing a parent to covid: James McAvoy and Sharon Horgan’s heart-breaking scene – BBC” – below is their description.
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Hilarious and heartbreaking story of a couple forced to re-evaluate themselves and their relationship through the reality of lockdown.
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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.
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In This Story: James McAvoy
James McAvoy is a Scottish actor. He made his acting debut as a teen in The Near Room and made mostly television appearances until 2003, when his feature film career began. His notable television work includes the thriller State of Play and the science fiction miniseries Frank Herbert’s Children of Dune.
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In This Story: Lockdown
During the 2020 Covid-19 epidemic, lockdown has come to mean the practice of attempting to control transmission of the virus by means of restricting people’s movement and activities on a broad scale, usually on a national or state-wide basis.