Live: Exchange of COVID-19 experiences between China and Zambia

Doctors from First Affiliated Hospital of Xi’an Jiaotong University, who served on the front line of the fight against #COVID19, share their first-hand treatment experiences with experts from Zambia.
“COVID-19 Frontline” is an online live show for medical workers in China and around the world to share their experience in dealing with the coronavirus pandemic. Participants will answer questions from social media users in real time. #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

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  • In This Story: Zambia

    Zambia, in southern Africa, is a landlocked country of rugged terrain and diverse wildlife, with many parks and safari areas. On its border with Zimbabwe is famed Victoria Falls – indigenously called Mosi-oa-Tunya, or “Smoke That Thunders” – plunging a misty 108m into narrow Batoka Gorge. Spanning the Zambezi River just below the falls is Victoria Falls Bridge, a spectacular viewpoint.

    2 Recent Items: Zambia

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