How safe is COVIDSafe? | Download This Show

How safe is COVIDSafe? This is one of the big questions when it comes to the Australian Government’s new app, designed to help health officials to quickly contact those who may have been exposed to COVID-19. But is there a simple answer?

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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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  • Global Vaccinations Needed to ‘Defang’ Covid: Johns Hopkins
  • NYC’s SONA offers coronavirus relief for India
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  • ‘Black fungus’ complication adds to India’s woes
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