COVID-19 Frontline Ep. 25: Social distancing is important

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Professor Zhang Wenhong, head of the Center for Infectious Disease at Huashan Hospital of Fudan University, explained to Bangladeshi health officials why social distancing is important and how it helped Shanghai contain the spread of COVID-19 in the early stage. #coronavirus

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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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