Story of Fighting COVID-19: Chinese student and Polish friend team up to give out PPEs in New York

New York has the most COVID-19 cases in the world, and is in need of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) more than ever. Leslav, a 66-year-old Polish immigrant, who has been a taxi driver in New York for 36 years, met a young Chinese graduate student Neil from Columbia University, and they started working together to bring PPEs to New York pharmacies, hospitals and the neighborhoods that were badly in need.

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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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