Coronavirus: EU leaders hold conference to raise billions for vaccine – watch live

The European Union hosts an international pledging conference with the aim of raising at least 7.5 billion euros to fund global research in vaccine, treatments and diagnostics to tackle Covid-19.

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

  • Kentucky Governor delivers remarks on COVID-19 response
  • Paris could face new Covid-19 restrictions from Monday, health minister says
  • COVID-19 cases rise in 27 U.S. states in September
  • McCarthy Slams Pelosi, House Democrats for Stalling Stimulus Talks
  • BREAKING: MP suspended for taking train despite knowing she had COVID-19
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