COVID-19 Frontline Ep. 60: How China protects medics amid a pandemic

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The coronavirus pandemic continues to wreak havoc around the world. People are still facing high risk of infection, especially medical workers who serve on the front line. Medics from Shanghai who served on the front line of the fight against COVID-19 in Wuhan, shared how they did to protect themselves from infection with their Peruvian counterparts.

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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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