WHO push test, trace and isolate as Covid-19 outbreak hits six months

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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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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)

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