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In a speech that covered everything from her rapid rise to power three years ago, to the tragedies of the Christchurch mosque attacks and Whakaari/White Island, Ardern said now dealing with the impacts of Covid-19 was “very hard to fathom”. Full story:

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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

  • How Covid is preventing more than half from saying bye to loved ones | ITV News
  • Coronavirus: 35,000 Australians still stranded overseas | 9 News Australia
  • Brutal heatwave to blast Australia, Oxford coronavirus vaccine blow | 9 News Australia
  • Adelaide pizza shop customers advised to be tested urgently after girl becomes infected | ABC News
  • Coronavirus: Saskatchewan health officials warn province is nearing ICU capacity | FULL
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