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Music festivals, crowded streets and packed shops and restaurants… These scenes would have been unimaginable in Wuhan just a few months ago. But after enduring one of the world’s toughest lockdowns, good times are returning to what was once the epicentre of the Covid-19 pandemic.
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.