100 days of the coronavirus crisis | ABC News

It began like a leaky tap on the Australia Day long weekend, amid what feels like an endless summer of bushfire emergencies, as the first COVID-19 case was declared in Australia. Now, 100 days on, we look back at the steps along the way which helped us keep the virus in check and avoid a full-blown coronavirus crisis.

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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

  • President Joe Biden gets his Pfizer COVID-19 booster shot
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  • President Biden receives booster shot
  • Watch: Biden Receives Covid Booster Shot
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