Story of Fighting COVID-19: ‘And then, it’s my turn’

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  • Luis Carballo is a Spanish reporter and filmmaker who has been living in Lyon, France, for the last 22 years. During the COVID-19 crisis, Carballo spent a lot of time reporting on how people were coping with the pandemic and subsequent lockdowns to curb the spread of the disease – until he had to do the test himself. Check out this video for Carballo’s experience getting tested and re-tested for COVID-19.

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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)

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