Coronavirus: Why has Turkey been so succesful in battling COVID-19?

Turkey has managed more recoveries than infections for the past four weeks and a key reason is their coronavirus tracing team.

The country has over 8,000 tracer teams made up of 16,300 people who act as a form of detectives.

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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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