Trump requests test kits from South Korea

South Korea is winning praise for quickly ramping up mass production and the implementation of tests to help fight the COVID-19 pandemic.

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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

  • COVID Australia: SA-NSW border restrictions to remain | 7NEWS
  • China’s COVID-19 vaccine has relatively good protective effect: expert
  • Police fire tear gas at protesters breaching COVID lockdown in Tunisia
  • Elderly man taken to ground by officers after refusing to take Covid-19 test in China
  • Water cannon & mounted police | Violent clashes at rally against COVID lockdown in Amsterdam
  • In This Story: Donald Trump

    Donald John Trump is the 45th and current president of the United States. Before entering politics, he was a businessman and television personality. Trump was born and raised in Queens, a borough of New York City, and received a bachelor’s degree in economics from the Wharton School.

    5 Recent Items: Donald Trump

  • US tightens security before Joe Biden’s inauguration
  • U.S. journalist on Trump’s Cold War on China: It’s about keeping U.S. supremacy
  • How people will people remember the Trump years?
  • As Biden prepares to take office, US cities tighten security
  • Global National: Jan. 17, 2021 | BC considers interprovincial travel ban to slow COVID-19
  • In This Story: South Korea

    South Korea, an East Asian nation on the southern half of the Korean Peninsula, shares one of the world’s most heavily militarized borders with North Korea. It’s equally known for its green, hilly countryside dotted with cherry trees and centuries-old Buddhist temples, plus its coastal fishing villages, sub-tropical islands and high-tech cities such as Seoul, the capital.

    2 Recent Items: South Korea

  • China, South Korea haggle over origins of fermented vegetable dish
  • ‘The world’s most powerful weapon’: N Korea parades new missile
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