COVID-19: Why are cases spiralling in the UK?

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  • Sky News published this video item, entitled “COVID-19: Why are cases spiralling in the UK?” – below is their description.

    Sky’s Thomas Moore looks at why nearly half a million cases of coronavirus were confirmed in the UK in the last week.

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    The main symptoms of coronavirus are:

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    • 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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