Governments are spending up big on infrastructure projects | 7.30

The COVID-19 pandemic has pushed the economy into the most sudden and deep recession in a century. In response, governments are spending up big on infrastructure projects, hoping to spur on growth and keep workers in jobs. But will they prove good value for money?

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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)

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

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  • الاستعراض المرحلي لإجراءات مكافحة كوفيد-19 على ‏الصعيد القُطري
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