Covid-19: How’s New York managing?

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It was Tuesday when New York City recorded a grim milestone. The death toll from Covid-19 surpassing that of the September 11th attacks on the World Trade Center. With a new study showing that travelers from Europe brought coronavirus to the Big Apple much earlier than first recorded, the US’ largest city’s struggling to keep pace with the rising casualty toll and looking for the light at the end of the tunnel.

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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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