World Day Against Trafficking in Persons 2020

Virtual high-level event that highlighted the crucial roles of a range of groups of people engaged in responding to trafficking in persons, particularly in the context of the global response to COVID-19.

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

  • “I Believe in Humanity” – Jean-Nicolas Beuze (Representative of UNHCR in Yemen) – Awake at Night
  • What will the post-COVID economy look like? | 7.30
  • UK variant accounts for ‘about half’ of France’s Covid-19 cases, PM says
  • Alberta forecasts $18.2 billion deficit in new budget
  • Robots Serve Drinks to Maintain Covid-19 Rules in Spain
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