About This Source - Global News
Recent from Global News:
Global News published this video item, entitled “Coronavirus: UK’s Boris Johnson defends testing target as anger grows over backlog, long lineups” – below is their description.
During a meeting of the U.K. House of Commons Liaison Committee on Wednesday, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson defended his government’s target of testing 500,000 people daily. He said while they currently don’t have the testing capacity they would like, the target would allow them to make a “substantial difference” in tracking and tracing. Johnson’s government is facing frustration and anger from residents in the U.K. as lab capacity is leaving people struggling to get a COVID-19 test. People have said they could not make appointments through the government website, while others have been turned away after the lineups at testing centres reached a certain amount. For more info, please go to http://www.globalnews.ca Subscribe to Global News Channel HERE: http://bit.ly/20fcXDc Like Global News on Facebook HERE: http://bit.ly/255GMJQ Follow Global News on Twitter HERE: http://bit.ly/1Toz8mt Follow Global News on Instagram HERE: https://bit.ly/2QZaZIB #GlobalNews #UKPoli #COVID19 #coronavirusGlobal News YouTube Channel
Got a comment? Leave your thoughts in the comments section, below. Please note comments are moderated before publication.
In This Story: Boris Johnson
Alexander Boris de Pfeffel Johnson is a British politician, writer, and former journalist, who has served as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom and Leader of the Conservative Party since 2019. He was Foreign Secretary from 2016 to 2018 and Mayor of London from 2008 to 2016.
7 Recent Items: Boris Johnson
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
In This Story: UK
UK is the abbreviated form of the United Kingdom of Great Britain.