‘I was in… excruciating pain’ A growing number of younger COVID-19 patients: Part 1

Instagram influencers, celebrities and even the U.S. surgeon general have pleaded with young people, especially those out on spring break, to take COVID-19 precautions seriously.

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

  • ‘The world must wake up’: António Guterres ‘sounds the alarm’ in UN speech
  • Biden Urges Countries To ‘Choose To Fight For Our Shared Future’
  • At UN, Biden promises era of ‘relentless diplomacy’ after military mistakes • FRANCE 24 English
  • In Full: Boris Johnson talks COVID-19, gas disruption and Russia, in New York
  • REPLAY – UN General Assembly: Secretary general delivers opening speech • FRANCE 24 English
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