Women peacekeepers are responding to COVID-19

More women in peacekeeping means more perspectives and solutions in a crisis. From raising awareness to performing key peace and security tasks, women are on the front line of UN Peacekeeping’s COVID-19 response.

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

  • Coronavirus: Pfizer to resume vaccine shipments to EU within 2 weeks, but no change yet for Canada
  • Australian Open tennis players forced into lockdown after COVID-19 cases on flights | ABC News
  • Sea shanties ride a wave of popularity on TikTok amid pandemic
  • Biden Chief Of Staff Releases Plan For First 10 Days In Office | NBC Nightly News
  • COVID-19 UK variant spreads across parts of US
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