Covid-19 Pacific Update for March 30

1 NEWS’ Barbara Dreaver updates the coronavirus situation across the Pacific.

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

  • Dr. Scott Gottlieb weighs in on the Covid booster shot debate
  • Greta Thunberg leads youth climate strike in Berlin for 1st time since pandemic
  • Harry and Meghan visit Mahalia Jackson school in Harlem
  • “We’re related?” Biden jokes with India’s Modi in 1st in-person meeting
  • Border Agents Seen Chasing Migrants on Horseback Put on Leave: Mayorkas
  • In This Story: Pacific

    The Pacific Ocean is the largest and deepest of Earth’s oceanic divisions. It extends from the Arctic Ocean in the north to the Southern Ocean in the south and is bounded by the continents of Asia and Australia in the west and the Americas in the east

    2 Recent Items: Pacific

  • Quad summit: Biden hosts Indo-Pacific leaders as China concerns grow • FRANCE 24 English
  • Quad summit: Tension grow as US, allies deepen Indo-Pacific involvement • FRANCE 24 English
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