Chinese doctors, who worked on the frontline in Wuhan to treat COVID-19 patients, are sharing their experience and latest scientific developments with Israeli experts. Are there any specific symptoms that are not yet described publicly? Was there any case vertical transmission of the virus from pregnant women to their newborn babies? As of Tuesday, Israel has over 4,800 confirmed cases. Around the globe, over 787,600 people have been tested positive for COVID-19, according to figures shared by Johns Hopkins Coronavirus Resource Center. #COVID19 #coronavirus #Covid19Frontline
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
In This Story: Israel
Israel, a Middle Eastern country on the Mediterranean Sea, is regarded by Jews, Christians and Muslims as the biblical Holy Land. Its most sacred sites are in Jerusalem. Within its Old City, the Temple Mount complex includes the Dome of the Rock shrine, the historic Western Wall, Al-Aqsa Mosque and the Church of the Holy Sepulchre. Israel’s financial hub, Tel Aviv, is known for its Bauhaus architecture and beaches.