On the ICU front lines

Dr. Daniela Lamas, a critical care physician at Boston Brigham and Women’s Hospital, discusses the battle against COVID-19.

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

  • Tennis royalty passes first COVID-19 tests in Adelaide as Australian Open plans in disarray | 7NEWS
  • Health workers in Istanbul receive Chinese Sinovac vaccine
  • WHO expands search for origins of coronavirus
  • Covid-19: New rules if you’re travelling to the UK @BBC News live – BBC
  • Mystery COVID-19 outbreak in Bangkok threatens Thailand’s economy | ABC News
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