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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

  • Ai Weiwei’s new art work lights up London’s Piccadilly Circus
  • Coronavirus: British Columbia reports 82 new COVID-19 cases, sets testing record | FULL
  • Almost 20,000 Amazon Workers Had Covid
  • SNP MP suspended after traveling on train despite positive Covid-19 test | ITV News
  • Kentucky Governor delivers remarks on COVID-19 response
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