UN Officials and Youth Meet on #CopingWithCOVID

Good mental health is essential to adapting to the new ways of living and working triggered by the COVID-19 crisis. In a webinar on “Living the New Normal”, young people and senior officials talk about how youth can contribute to addressing the mental health effects of the coronavirus pandemic as the United Nations rallies support for a global response.

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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

  • Texas Threatens To Slash Covid Vaccines Doses Over County’s Plan | NBC Nightly News
  • COVID-19 long-haulers: The pandemic’s forgotten patients (Marketplace)
  • Highly contagious UK COVID-19 variant could be more deadly | WNT
  • Trump Impeachment Trial Arguments Set to Begin Week of February 8
  • The New Reality: Ontario’s troubled vaccine rollout, and the science behind mRNA vaccines
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