The MIT community, like most of the world, is scattered and distancing due to the Covid-19 pandemic. Here, Mary Beth Gallagher, from MIT’s Department of Mechanical Engineering (MechE), checks in with Anette “Peko” Hosoi, a professor in MechE as well as the Associate Dean for Engineering in MIT’s School of Engineering. They chat about staying connected, innovating to solve problems, and why “MIT was made for this.”
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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.