China’s Joint Prevention and Control Mechanism of the State Council holds its daily press conference in Beijing on COVID-19 control and medical treatment. The press conference will focus on China’s measures on resumption of work and production, prevention of meteorological disasters and preparations for spring plowing. Officials from the China Meteorological Administration and the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs will brief the media.
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.