Coronavirus: Poverty and race add to deaths in New Orleans

Sky’s Cordelia Lynch investigates how poverty and race has contributed to the number of deaths from COVID-19 in New Orleans.

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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)

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