Different tests for COVID-19

World Health Organization (WHO) published this video item, entitled “Different tests for COVID-19” – below is their description.

There are different tests for COVID-19 and they work in different ways. Watch this animation to learn more. For more information, go to: https://www.who.int/emergencies/diseases/novel-coronavirus-2019

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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:

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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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