The right stuff: Are female leaders better at managing Covid-19?

While a number of men have done well in leading their nations during this Covid-19 crisis; few with female leaders have done badly. We talk to Margaret Heffernan, an entrepreneur and author of “Uncharted” about whether women are more likely to be made of the right stuff when it comes to managing pandemics. Plus we meet the women on the frontline of the pandemic who in some cases, are risking their lives to do their jobs.

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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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    France is a republic and the largest Western European nation. Through expansion and colonisation in the 17th and 18th centuries France became a great power and still retains territories around the world. It has a seat on the UN security council and is the world’s fourth most wealthy country with a high standard of living and strong cultural identity.

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