Coronavirus News: The latest on the covid-19 outbreak – 4/14 (FULL LIVE STREAM)

The rapidly spreading coronavirus outbreak continues to upend life around the world as more countries tighten quarantine measures. President Trump has downplayed the dangers of the pandemic, pressing that some Americans could return to work despite the advice of health experts. More than 500,000 coronavirus cases have been confirmed in the United States, which leads the world in number of cases.

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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

  • UK hospitals struggling with spike in COVID-19 patients | WNT
  • Google Pledges $150 Million to Promote Vaccine Education, Access
  • WATCH LIVE | House Democrats walk impeachment article against Trump to Senate
  • A Climate Resilient Financial System in a Post-COVID World
  • LIVE: House delivers article of impeachment against Trump
  • In This Story: Donald Trump

    Donald John Trump is the 45th and current president of the United States. Before entering politics, he was a businessman and television personality. Trump was born and raised in Queens, a borough of New York City, and received a bachelor’s degree in economics from the Wharton School.

    5 Recent Items: Donald Trump

  • Jim Jordan: Case for impeaching Trump is ‘just ridiculous’
  • House Delegation Delivered Impeachment Article to Senate
  • House delivers Trump impeachment article to Senate
  • House Managers Deliver Trump Article Of Impeachment To Senate | NBC News
  • House formally launches Trump impeachment trial
  • In This Story: United States

    The United States is a country also known as the United States of America, USA, US or just America. There are fifty states in the union, which is a federal republic ruled by a representative democracy. Nearly ten million square kilometres are inhabited by over 300 million people. The majority of Americans speak English.

    4 Recent Items: United States

  • Trump article of impeachment formally delivered to the United States Senate | LIVE
  • U.S. new COVID cases down 21% in past week
  • ‘Proud to be back’: John Kerry at Climate Adaptation Summit
  • Schumer ‘Thrilled’ to Vote for Yellen to Become First Woman Treasury Secretary
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