Live: Chinese frontline respiratory doctor shares COVID-19 experience with overseas medics

Li Shengqing, who serves on the front line in the fight against COVID-19 and as the director of respiratory medicine at Huashan Hospital of Fudan University, shares her treatment experiences with Samrat Shah, medical director and consultant physician at Mediheal Hospital Nairobi, and Daniel R. Lucey, adjunct professor of medicine and infectious diseases at Georgetown University Medical Center, via conference call on Monday.

During the live show, doctors communicate their work experiences and answer questions from social media users in real time to help people around the world understand the global COVID-19 situation. #COVID19Frontline #coronavirus #COVID19

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

  • Trudeau calls election victory ‘clear mandate’ to get Canada through pandemic
  • Biden eases travel to US to those with COVID vaccinations
  • Stay-at-home orders to be reviewed as Western NSW records 7 new COVID cases | 7NEWS
  • NZ Delta Outbreak | Tuesday 21st Sept Wrap | nzherald.co.nz
  • Canada election: Voters hand Trudeau another minority | HIGHLIGHTS
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