COVID-19: Are we all in this together?

Hollywood celebrities, sport stars, politicians and millionaires – nobody seems to be safe from COVID-19. But depending on where you live and what you do for a living, you may run a higher risk of contracting the virus. And if you do, the quality of care you receive and, indeed, your chances of survival may depend on the thickness of your wallet.

For more information: https://www.un.org/development/desa/en/covid-19.html

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

  • Global National: May 8, 2021 | Ontario’s frenzy to get COVID-19 vaccination
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  • Greece Reopens Beaches Ahead of Schedule
  • Ontario opens Pfizer, Moderna access to all adults in some hot-spot pharmacies
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