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Despite incredible efforts by scientists around the world, there is still much we do not understand about Covid-19. So what exactly do we still not know and understand about the virus? Subscribe to our channel here: https://goo.gl/31Q53F
Why are some people more susceptible to Covid-19 than others? Will a second wave happen? If so, when and will it look like the first? What will eventually make up the vaccine that defeats the virus?
Health Correspondent Deb Cohen takes a look at the unknowns and plies together the questions that remain.
In the studio, Emily Maitlis is joined by SAGE member and LSHTM Professor Graham Medley.
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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
In This Story: UK
UK is the abbreviated form of the United Kingdom of Great Britain.
5 Recent Items: UK
In This Story: Vaccine
A vaccine is a biological preparation that provides active acquired immunity to a particular infectious disease. A vaccine typically contains an agent that resembles a disease-causing microorganism and is often made from weakened or killed forms of the microbe, its toxins, or one of its surface proteins.