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Washington Post published this video item, entitled “Hear women read their pandemic diary entries” – below is their description.
It’s been one year since the World Health Organization declared the coronavirus a pandemic. The Lily found six women across the country who kept diaries throughout the last 12 months. Listen as they read their reflections aloud. Susana Bejar is an internal medicine doctor who lost a patient to covid-19. Jackie O’Brien is a college senior who couldn’t celebrate her graduation. C. Nicole Mason, president and chief executive of the Institute for Women’s Policy Research, reflects on the violence that’s being perpetuated against Black people in America. Nina Mata grieves her late father. Sandra Lindsay, a critical care nurse, recounts receiving the first dose of the Pfizer covid-19 vaccine outside of the clinical trial. Katherine Hunt is a newlywed. Subscribe to The Washington Post on YouTube: https://wapo.st/2QOdcqK
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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.
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In This Story: Pfizer
Pfizer Inc. (NYSE: PFE) is an American multinational pharmaceutical corporation headquartered in New York City. In 2012, it was one of the world’s largest pharmaceutical companies and ranked 57 on the 2018 Fortune 500 list of the largest United States corporations by total revenue.
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In This Story: Vaccine
A vaccine is a biological preparation that provides active acquired immunity to a particular infectious disease. A vaccine typically contains an agent that resembles a disease-causing microorganism and is often made from weakened or killed forms of the microbe, its toxins, or one of its surface proteins.
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In This Story: World Health Organization
The World Health Organization is a specialized agency of the United Nations responsible for international public health. The WHO Constitution, which establishes the agency’s governing structure and principles, states its main objective as “the attainment by all peoples of the highest possible level of health.”