COVID-19 masks & gloves may create a new environmental crisis

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#COVID-19 pandemic is putting the planet on the brink of a new environmental crisis, according to the UN. The problem being the increased plastic pollution due to used disposable masks, gloves and other protective equipment.

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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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