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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: Ontario facing pressure to tighten restrictions as 2nd wave intensifies
  • Vaccine Watch: Are China and Russia cutting corners on safety?
  • Global National: Sept. 30, 2020 | Fear that rising COVID-19 cases could overwhelm Ontario hospitals
  • COVID-19 cases rise in 31 states | WNT
  • 12 new cases of Covid-19 in NZ, 10 from the same flight | nzherald.co.nz
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