The Point: Who are the medical professionals working behind the scenes to fight COVID-19?

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  • Accurate and up-to-date data and information available since the #outbreak of COVID-19 have reassured the public and reduced panic. The China CDC plays an important role in collecting and analyzing the data. Who are the people working behind the scenes? And what are their workplaces like? Liu Xin tours the CDC to find out. #Coronavirus #Wuhan

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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.

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    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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