Boston’s rising COVID-19 fears as colleges begin to open

Mayor Marty Walsh outlines his plans for safely reopening schools and preventing the city from becoming a COVID-19 hot spot.

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

  • Billion-dollar trade training fund favours men over women, say Greens
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  • Anti-lockdown protesters clash with police in London
  • Coronavirus: Could dogs trained to sniff out COVID-19 be a game changer for air travel?
  • Coronavirus: COVID-19 fuels travel insurance considerations
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