Latest updates on COVID-19: July 15, 2020

ABC News chief medical correspondent Dr. Jen Ashton with the latest news on coronavirus.

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

  • Interruptions and insults dominate first Trump-Biden US presidential debate
  • Never-ending cemeteries stretch across Brazilian cities as coronavirus cases soar
  • Why did China decide to use vaccines on select groups?
  • Spike in New York City COVID cases
  • Accelerating the end of the COVID-19 pandemic
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