Chinese doctors who helped treat #COVID19 patients in the central Chinese city of Wuhan share their experience at the front line with their U.S. counterparts.
The U.S. has reported more than 216,500 cases so far, with over 5,100 deaths, according to Johns Hopkins University. In New York City, the worst-hit city in the U.S., the death toll has exceeded 1,300. The #coronavirus outbreak has greatly strained medical resources in the U.S. with medical schools considering early graduation to help frontline medics. #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.