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Viral respiratory disease first detected in 2019

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Coronavirus disease 2019: Viral respiratory disease first detected in 2019
Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) is an infectious disease caused by severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2). The disease was first identified in December 2019 in Wuhan, the capital of China's Hubei province, and has since spread globally, resulting in the ongoing 2019–20 coronavirus pandemic. Common symptoms include fever, cough and shortness of breath. Other symptoms may include fatigue, muscle pain, diarrhea, sore throat, loss of smell and abdominal pain. While the majority of cases result in mild symptoms, some progress to viral pneumonia and multi-organ failure. As of 6 April 2020, more than 1,300,000 cases of have been reported in more than 200 countries and territories, resulting in more than 72,600 deaths. More than 273,000 people have recovered.

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Michael Gove self-isolating after family member displays 'mild symptoms' of Covid-19 [Video]

Michael Gove self-isolating after family member displays 'mild symptoms' of Covid-19

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Sir Keir Starmer sends best wishes to Prime Minister Boris Johnson [Video]

Sir Keir Starmer sends best wishes to Prime Minister Boris Johnson

The newly elected leader of the Labour party on Tuesday sent his best wishes to British Prime Minister Boris Johnson who is in intensive care at a London hospital with Covid-19. Sir Keir Starmer said..

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Couple name twins Corona and Covid [Video]

Couple name twins Corona and Covid

A couple in India have named their newborn twins Corona and Covid to remind them of the hardships they have faced during the coronavirus pandemic.

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UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson Transferred To Intensive Care Unit With COVID-19 [Video]

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson Transferred To Intensive Care Unit With COVID-19

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has been moved to an intensive care unit. According to health officials, Johnson's coronavirus symptoms have worsened, necessitating the transfer. The Prime..

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Human Trials To Begin On New Medication For Pneumonia Caused By COVID-19 [Video]

Human Trials To Begin On New Medication For Pneumonia Caused By COVID-19

Researchers may have identified a medication that can reduce lung damage in people suffering from COVID-19. The antiviral drug EIDD-2801 has been effective in mice at preventing severe pneumonia caused..

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COVID-19 Could Be Tracked In City Wastewater [Video]

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Coronavirus: Boris Johnson in ‘safe hands’ in intensive care [Video]

Coronavirus: Boris Johnson in ‘safe hands’ in intensive care

Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab says Prime Minister Boris Johnson is in "safe hands" and has been receiving "excellent care" at St Thomas' Hospital. Mr Johnson was admitted on Sunday night - 10 days..

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Young people sending isolated elderly letters of hope and love amid coronavirus crisis [Video]

Young people sending isolated elderly letters of hope and love amid coronavirus crisis

Elderly people have been hit the hardest by COVID-19 and are isolated from their families. Now young people are writing them letters with messages of love and hope.View on euronews

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Tiger at New York's Bronx Zoo tests positive for coronavirus [Video]

Tiger at New York's Bronx Zoo tests positive for coronavirus

The Bronx Zoo's chief veterinarian said they tested the tiger after she exhibited loss of appetite and a dry cough. Six more of the zoo's large cats are showing potential COVID-19 symptoms. This report..

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White House Trade Adviser And Dr. Anthony Fauci Argue Over Experimental Malaria Drug Use On COVID-19 [Video]

White House Trade Adviser And Dr. Anthony Fauci Argue Over Experimental Malaria Drug Use On COVID-19

White House trade adviser Peter Navarro and Dr. Anthony Fauci got into a fight during a coronavirus task force meeting. The fight was over how much the White House should support a malaria drug to..

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Bronx Zoo Tiger Tests Positive For Coronavirus [Video]

Bronx Zoo Tiger Tests Positive For Coronavirus

A 4-year-old female tiger at the Bronx Zoo in New York City tested positive for COVID-19. The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Veterinary Services Laboratory confirmed the case. Three other..

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Government expanding capacity as deaths reach 5k [Video]

Government expanding capacity as deaths reach 5k

First Secretary of State says the Government is working hard to expand capacity in the NHS as he revealed that the number of deaths from Covid-19 in the UK reached 5,373. Report by Etemadil. Like us on..

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Inside the squalid Singapore migrant camp feared to be rife with COVID-19 [Video]

Inside the squalid Singapore migrant camp feared to be rife with COVID-19

Singapore has ordered the quarantine of nearly 20,000 migrant workers after a spike in cases were linked to two dormitories housing migrants. Joe Davies reports.

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Nicola Sturgeon says the coronavirus response is a job for everyone [Video]

Nicola Sturgeon says the coronavirus response is a job for everyone

Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon stresses that the coronavirus lockdown response is a job for everyone, as the UK looks to nullify the spread of the virus. The number of people who have died in..

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London emergency service volunteers collect bodies of Covid-19 dead [Video]

London emergency service volunteers collect bodies of Covid-19 dead

Small units of police, fire brigade and health service staff are undergoing training to collect the dead across London and ease pressure on under-strain hospitals and the London Ambulance Service..

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'Death Squads' set up to deal with Covid-19 in London [Video]

'Death Squads' set up to deal with Covid-19 in London

Emergency services will be working together on new Pandemic Multiagency Response Teams (PMART) in London, which will help deal with deaths in the community related to the Covid-19 outbreak. Police..

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Alexander-Arnold and Rashford urge fans to stay healthy at home during Covid-19 pandemic [Video]

Alexander-Arnold and Rashford urge fans to stay healthy at home during Covid-19 pandemic

England pair Marcus Rashford and Trent Alexander-Arnold appear in a promotional video from FIFA, the United Nations (UN) and the World Health Organization (WHO) to support the #BeActive campaign. It..

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New York’s firefighters blare sirens to honour medical workers on COVID-19 frontline [Video]

New York’s firefighters blare sirens to honour medical workers on COVID-19 frontline

Eyewitness video shows firefighters blaring sirens and cheering for frontline healthcare workers battling COVID-19 in New York

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Death at home: the unseen toll of Italy's coronavirus crisis [Video]

Death at home: the unseen toll of Italy's coronavirus crisis

Health officials are warning that Italy's death toll from COVID-19 is much higher than the official statistics suggest, as many are dying at home and aren't included in the tally. Joe Davies reports.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 02:19Published
What's the UK's plan B if Johnson is incapacitated? [Video]

What's the UK's plan B if Johnson is incapacitated?

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson was undergoing tests in hospital on Monday as he is still suffering coronavirus symptoms 10 days after testing positive for COVID-19, but the government insists he..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:21Published
Jessica Chastain and Steven Spielberg feed frontline Covid-19 healthcare workers [Video]

Jessica Chastain and Steven Spielberg feed frontline Covid-19 healthcare workers

Jessica Chastain and Steven Spielberg have gifted food to healthcare workers on the front line of the coronavirus battle.

Credit: Cover Video STUDIO     Duration: 00:50Published

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