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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

  • Coronavirus deaths could reach 2 million, WHO warns
  • China donates special equipment to Tunisia
  • WHO: Coronavirus originated from nature
  • NBC Nightly News Broadcast (Full) – September 25th, 2020 | NBC Nightly News
  • Global COVID-19 death toll could hit 2 million before vaccine in wide use – WHO
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