Coronavirus second wave: Scaremongering or real danger? | To the point

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Coronavirus infection rates are rising, bringing fears of more drastic restrictions on people’s freedoms. COVID-19: a second wave? Our guests: Julia Fischer (doctor and author), Ulrike Herrmann (business journalist), Tobias Kurth (epidemiologist

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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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