There’s no dispute that COVID-19 poses many challenges. But we are seeing evidence of some countries starting to exert control over it. Not least South Korea which has reported no locally transmitted infections for the first time in more than two months.
Ros Atkins has been looking at some the strategies that seem to be working.
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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.