Live: Doctors from Peking Union Medical College answer COVID-19 questions from the media

China’s Joint Prevention and Control Mechanism of the State Council invites doctors from Peking Union Medical College who served on the front lines fighting against COVID-19 in Wuhan to answer COVID-19 treatment-related questions from the media. #COVID19 #coronavirus

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

  • Dr Andrew Webster talks to Amy Culpitt about vaccinating Indigenous people in the NT | ABC News
  • Dutch Covid-19 curfew upheld temporarily after legal setback
  • Malaysian divers perform underwater lion dance for Chinese New Year
  • New York Governor Admits Mistakes, Denies Underreporting In Nursing Home Deaths | NBC News NOW
  • Global National: Feb. 16, 2021 | Concern shifts to COVID-19 variants as cases drop
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