The world after Covid with environmental activist Vandana Shiva

Health, society, economy, environment, globalisation and geopolitics. The Covid-19 crisis has profoundly shaken our world in many ways and raised a great deal of crucial questions. But what if this could be an opportunity to change things for the better? To consider this, FRANCE 24 invites you to meet the people who are daring to imagine the future. Artists, economists, scientists, philosophers and chefs share their hopes for the world after Covid-19.

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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

  • Manitoba bringing in remote learning after holidays
  • First Look At Ultracold Freezers That Will Store Covid Vaccines | NBC News NOW
  • France opposition lawmakers slam government handling of Covid-19 pandemic crisis in report
  • EU pays tribute to Former French President Giscard d’Estaing, ‘key architect of European project’
  • UK put ‘rapid approval’ before public confidence in Covid vaccine, says EU agency
  • In This Story: France

    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.

    6 Recent Items: France

  • France opposition lawmakers slam government handling of Covid-19 pandemic crisis in report
  • EU pays tribute to Former French President Giscard d’Estaing, ‘key architect of European project’
  • Israel could head to elections as ‘Netanyahu-Gantz power-sharing deal at heart of dispute’
  • California Covid-19 cases skyrocket as LA expected to run out of hospital beds by Christmas
  • Israel expected to face 4th election in 2 years as MPs pass proposal to dissolve parliament
  • California alarmed as Covid-19 infections, hospitalisations skyrocket after Thanksgiving
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