Coronavirus: How can a second wave of COVID-19 be prevented?

Sky’s Ali Fortescue looks at the challenges of returning to normal life as the lockdown is eased in the coming weeks.

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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

  • Church took millions in rent from aged care home at centre of deadliest COVID outbreak | ABC News
  • France passes grim milestone of 100,000 deaths from Covid-19
  • Michigan governor talks about spring surge of COVID cases in her state
  • New South Wales woman dies from blood clots after receiving a COVID vaccination | 7NEWS
  • Brazil’s Rio state begins to vaccinate police, firefighters with China’s Sinovac vaccine
  • In This Story: Lockdown

    During the 2020 Covid-19 epidemic, lockdown has come to mean the practice of attempting to control transmission of the virus by means of restricting people’s movement and activities on a broad scale, usually on a national or state-wide basis.

    3 Recent Items: Lockdown

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