‘King of Oud’ Somali musician Hudeydi dies from Covid-19

The internationally-renowned oud player Ahmed Ismail Hussein, known as Hudeydi, has died in London at the age of 92. Reports indicate he died from Covid-19 after spending four days in the hospital.

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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)

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