Coronavirus outbreak: California takes sweeping measures to limit the spread of COVID-19

Coronavirus outbreak: California takes sweeping measures to limit the spread of COVID-19

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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

  • Brisbane’s Australia Day celebrations to be significantly scaled back | 7NEWS
  • Tennis royalty passes first COVID-19 tests in Adelaide as Australian Open plans in disarray | 7NEWS
  • Health workers in Istanbul receive Chinese Sinovac vaccine
  • WHO expands search for origins of coronavirus
  • Covid-19: New rules if you’re travelling to the UK @BBC News live – BBC
  • In This Story: France

    France is a republic and the largest Western European nation. Through expansion and colonisation in the 17th and 18th centuries France became a great power and still retains territories around the world. It has a seat on the UN security council and is the world’s fourth most wealthy country with a high standard of living and strong cultural identity.

    6 Recent Items: France

  • India launches world’s largest Covid-19 vaccination campaign
  • Incumbent Moseveni takes early lead as Uganda vote count continues
  • Uganda’s Bobi Wine rejects early poll results, claims victory
  • Uganda elections Internet blackout: “Why did the government feel the need to switch everything off?”
  • WhatsApp delays data sharing change after outcry
  • US troop levels cut to 2,500 each in Afghanistan and Iraq, lowest mark in two decades
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