Live: Global science and technology development during COVID-19

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China celebrates its fourth annual National Science and Technology Workers’ Day on May 30. What is the impact of COVID-19 on global scientific and technological innovation and governance?

Join CGTN to hear opinions from international experts at the “International Webinar on Global Science and Technology Development and Governance under the COVID-19 Epidemic” which is held by the China Association for Science and Technology.

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)

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