Vaccine Watch: NIH director optimistic on vaccine efforts

ABC News’ Bob Woodruff speaks with the director of the National Institutes of Health, Dr. Francis Collins, about the latest developments in the search for a COVID-19 vaccine.

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

  • Chauvin Guilty Verdict ‘Is First Step Towards Justice:’ Minnesota AG
  • Alberta records 1,345 new COVID-19 cases, books 27K AstraZeneca vaccine appointments Tuesday | FULL
  • BC BUDGET 2021: Nearly $6 billion set aside for COVID support, forecasts $8.1-billion deficit
  • Wall Street closes lower as virus spike hits travel stocks
  • 7NEWS Update – April 21: ‘Bizarre’ consent video dumped; new COVID-19 case in New Zealand | 7NEWS
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