Live from WHO Headquarters – COVID-19 daily press briefing 25 June 2020

Broadcast on 25 June 2020, direct from Geneva Switzerland with Dr Tedros WHO Director-General along with Olivier Veran, French Health Minister and Jens Spahn, German Health Minister

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

  • COVID-19 vaccine hesitancy among disadvantaged groups | COVID-19 Special
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  • Fauci: New Treatment Plan Will Help Prepare Against Future Pandemics
  • Efeitos colaterais das vacinas COVID-19
  • Efectos secundarios de las vacunas contra la COVID-19
  • In This Story: Switzerland

    Switzerland is a mountainous Central European country, home to numerous lakes, villages and the high peaks of the Alps. Its cities contain medieval quarters, with landmarks like capital Bern’s Zytglogge clock tower and Lucerne’s wooden chapel bridge. The country is also known for its ski resorts and hiking trails. Banking and finance are key industries, and Swiss watches and chocolate are world renowned.

    2 Recent Items: Switzerland

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