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‘This is not even close to being over’, the head of the World Health Organization, Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, said at a conference in Geneva on the day before the six-month point since the first reports of the Covid-19 outbreak in Wuhan China.
Tedros also said test, trace and isolate is the best approach for governments, adding that in this way and without a vaccine or treatment the country has managed to keep the number of cases low
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Symptoms of coronavirus
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- 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)
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