The Point: Diagnosing COVID-19 patients: Significance and challenges

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In this episode, we will talk to Dr. Lisa Sanders, a medical columnist for the New York Times who has inspired the hit medical drama “House.”Last year her passion for diagnosis was brought on screen in a Netflix medical mystery documentary series. #covid19 #coronavirus

Guests: Dr. Lisa Sanders, Associate Professor in General Internal Medicine at the Yale School of Medicine

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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.

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