How are health workers, humanitarians and peacekeepers racing to protect the world’s most vulnerable populations from the impact of the COVID-19 virus? Neil Walsh, Director of Cybersecurity at the UN Office for Drugs and Crime tells us what keeps him awake at night in an interview that opens the third season of the Awake at Night podcast series with host Melissa Fleming, UN Under-Secretary-General for Global Communications.
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.