The Virus: This week’s developments in the COVID-19 pandemic | ABC News

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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

  • New Brunswick to lift all COVID-19 restrictions by July 30
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  • NFL Covid policy causes waves among players
  • Number of Covid cases among children rises in Texas
  • Growing Frustration From Front Line Workers as Covid Cases Rise
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