As the #coronavirus pandemic continues to wreak havoc around the world, Peru recently reported 8,000 new cases of COVID-19 on one day, taking the nationwide tally to over 160,000. In today’s COVID-19 Frontline, medics from Shanghai who served on the front line of the fight against #COVID19 in Wuhan, share their treatment experience with Peruvian counterparts.
“COVID-19 Frontline” is an online live show for experienced frontline medical workers from China and around the world to share their experiences in dealing with the coronavirus pandemic. Participants are expected to address major concerns associated with the ongoing global health crisis and answer questions from the viewers on social 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.