‘Confessions of a toilet paper hoarder’

In their regular “In the papers” review, France 24 picked up on a The Age story from Australia “Confessions of a toilet paper hoarder”, among other stories from around the world:

IN THE PAPERS – Tuesday, 10.03.2020: Italy is on day one of a nationwide lockdown in a bid to contain COVID-19. One Italian paper asks 16 prominent figures in Milan to offer some words of hope as Italy faces what PM Giuseppe Conte calls its “darkest hour”. We look, too, at a call for world policymakers to shift to caring capitalism in response to the spread of the virus globally. And a toilet paper hoarder fesses up in Australia. Join us. 

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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

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