The restaurant industry is struggling to survive as a result of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. Renowned chef and restaurateur Wolfgang Puck is a member of President Trump’s Economic Council for Restaurants. He will join Washington Post food anchor Mary Beth Albright to discuss economic and safety policies aimed at reviving and sustaining the restaurant industry. Albright will also speak with chef and TV host Marcus Samuelsson about the effect of the pandemic on restaurants and explain how the nation’s social justice movement is impacting the industry. Join Washington Post Live on Friday, July 17 at 1:00 p.m. ET.
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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.