Latino workers largely affected by COVID-19 as essential jobs expose them to risk

Many Latinos work in construction or in the service industry, making them unable to work from home. Many Latinos must choose between risking illness or going without a paycheck.

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

  • Quebec extends COVID-19 emergency measures in 3 regions, changes AstraZeneca eligibility | FULL
  • Johnson: government to fast-track development of drugs to ‘stop Covid in its tracks’
  • India migrant workers flee capital as COVID batters economy
  • Covid tablets: Boris Johnson announces development of new treatments
  • Canada PM Trudeau, Freeland hold media availability | LIVE
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