School staff, students bear risk of school reopenings amid ongoing pandemic

In communities with in-person schooling, teachers say they’re choosing between their safety and their careers, and students wonder if they’ll bring COVID-19 home or get sick themselves.

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

  • LIVE: House Armed Services Hearing on Covid-19 Response in the U.S.
  • Meet the Covid patient who spent almost a year in hospital | ITV News
  • UK’s Captain Tom got online abuse before death
  • Italy’s Draghi urges unity, courage ahead of confidence vote
  • EU buys up to 300 million more Moderna jabs
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