世卫组织如何应对COVID-19

世界卫生组织长期以来一直警告说,可能会暴发危及全世界人民健康的疾病和大流行疫情,各国需要对此做好准备。从2019年12月31日首次报道中国武汉发生一组肺炎病例到现在,世卫组织迅速应对,与各国政府紧密合作并提供支持,帮助国家、社区和个人抗击COVID-19大流行。更多信息见:http://www.who.int/zh/COVID-19

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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  • N.Y. Governor Cuomo Urges Protesters to Get Tested for Covid-19
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