Live: How to overcome obstacles at different stages of the COVID-19 pandemic

The Front Line – World Insight, a special program on COVID-19, brings together two Chinese, one Italian, one Korean and one U.S. medical professionals working on the front lines of the battle against #coronavirus to share their experience, discuss the difficulties they encountered and answer netizens’ questions.
Joining the conversation from Peking Union Medical College Hospital are Wei Cao, physician of infectious diseases, and Dong Wu, associate professor of gastroenterology, while Giovanni Rezza, director of the infectious disease department at the Italian National Institute of Health, dials in from Italy. Meanwhile, they are joined by Alice Hyun-Kyung Tan, internist at the MizMedi Women’s Hospital, and Paul Offit, professor of vaccinology at the University of Pennsylvania’s Perelman School of Medicine. #COVID19FrontLine
Do you have any questions on #COVID19 for the doctors? Share them with us using #MyOpinionOnCOVID19

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.

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