News editor risks and rewards from working in COVID-19 ICU cleaning

Disposal of medical waste, especially from COVID-19 wards, is a vital task. One misstep could lead to infection. At the height of Wuhan’s virus outbreak, overwhelmed hospitals turned to non-medical staff for help and so Chen Ling, a news editor, stepped up to the challenge. CGTN’s Zhou Jiaxin spoke to Chen Ling about her experience in this job.

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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

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  • Coronavirus: Vaccine shipment delays to Canada causing provinces to make tough choices
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