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As #COVID19 is spreading worldwide, the pressure on medical resources and medical staff has increased greatly and globally. How to treat the patients more effectively? How to protect frontline medical staff from getting infected? CGTN invites Chinese frontline doctors to share their experience with their counterparts from Canada and South Africa. #coronavirus
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)
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