California Orders Online Schooling; Georgia Gov. Sues Atlanta Mayor Over Masks; Portland Protests

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Here’s what else is happening in your world this week:
– Why young people might be responsible for the rise in #Covid19
– This city shows how disbanding the police really works
– The untold story behind Remdesivir, the drug that could be a game changer in Covid-19 treatment
– Why the world’s largest monument to White supremacy is still standing
– Inside the debate around reopening schools

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00:00 – This Week’s Top Stories
00:27 – Musicians Struggle During Covid-19
05:39 – Anti-Government Protests

06:24 – Old Drug Shows Promise
09:38 – Doctors Use Mixed Reality to Treat Covid-19

10:13 – Young People and the Pandemic

12:24 – Reopening Schools
13:30 – World’s Largest White Supremacy Monument
18:53 – Death Rate in Majority-Black Counties
19:10 – Camden’s Radical Plan to Fix Its Police

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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

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