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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 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 muscle pain, sputum production, diarrhea, sore throat, loss of smell, and abdominal pain. While the majority of cases result in mild symptoms, some progress to pneumonia and multi-organ failure. As of March 28, 2020, the overall rate of deaths per number of diagnosed cases is 4.6 percent; ranging from 0.2 percent to 15 percent according to age group and other health problems.

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Covid-19 volunteers - the people helping others get through the crisis [Video]

Covid-19 volunteers - the people helping others get through the crisis

Covid-19 volunteers - the people helping others get through the crisis

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Nancy Pelosi Criticizes Trump's Response To Coronavirus Outbreak [Video]

Nancy Pelosi Criticizes Trump's Response To Coronavirus Outbreak

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COVID-19: Lebanon businesses help overwhelmed hospitals [Video]

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While Lebanon's government has enforced a public lockdown to slow the spread of the coronavirus, businesses are stepping in to assist hospitals already overwhelmed.

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COVID-19: Spain deaths hit new high for second day running [Video]

COVID-19: Spain deaths hit new high for second day running

For the second day running Spain has registered a record number of daily deaths from coronavirus with 838 fatalities announced on SundayView on euronews

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French politician Patrick Devedjian dies of COVID-19 aged 75 [Video]

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How Symptoms For The Coronavirus And Allergies Differ [Video]

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Italy's COVID-19 Death Toll Rises By 889 In Just One Day [Video]

Italy's COVID-19 Death Toll Rises By 889 In Just One Day

Reuters reports Italy's coronavirus death toll surged by 889 on Saturday. The nation's Civil Protection Agency says it was the second highest daily tally since the epidemic emerged on February 21st...

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Aides To Trump On Pandemic Tone: Once More, With Feeling

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Norway begins first experimental treatment of patients infected with Covid-19

Oslo University Hospital is one of 22 venues in the country carrying out the major international study by the World Health Organization.View on euronews

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Spain: 832 New Coronavirus Deaths Leaves Nation Short Of ICU Beds [Video]

Spain: 832 New Coronavirus Deaths Leaves Nation Short Of ICU Beds

A record 832 people lost their lives overnight in Spain to the coronavirus COVID-19. According to Reuters, it brings the death toll to 5,690 as hospitals and morgues were overwhelmed. Health emergency..

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Tom Hanks and Rita Wilson return to LA after battling coronavirus [Video]

Tom Hanks and Rita Wilson return to LA after battling coronavirus

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COVID-19: More countries impose lockdown measures [Video]

COVID-19: More countries impose lockdown measures

COVID-19: More countries impose lockdown measures

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COVID-19: Wuhan partially reopens from months-long isolation [Video]

COVID-19: Wuhan partially reopens from months-long isolation

The Chinese city where the global coronavirus pandemic began partly reopened on Saturday, after more than two months of almost total isolation.View on euronews

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Coronavirus: Johnson, Jack and Hancock next to each other in Commons [Video]

Coronavirus: Johnson, Jack and Hancock next to each other in Commons

Prime Minister Boris Johnson, Scottish Secretary Alister Jack and Heath Secretary Matt Hancock sat next to each other ahead of PMQs on March 25. Mr Johnson and Mr Hancock have since tested positive for..

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COVID-19: Germany sees low fatalities despite high infection rate [Video]

COVID-19: Germany sees low fatalities despite high infection rate

Germany has some of the world’s highest infection numbers but its mortality rate is much lower than its neighbours.

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Trump on governors: 'If they don't treat you right, I don't call' [Video]

Trump on governors: 'If they don't treat you right, I don't call'

U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday criticized some governors for not being grateful enough for federal assistance during the coronavirus pandemic, saying "If they don't treat you right, I don't..

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Trump on governors: 'If they don't treat you right, i don't call' [Video]

Trump on governors: 'If they don't treat you right, i don't call'

U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday criticized some governors for not being grateful enough for federal assistance during the coronavirus pandemic, saying "If they don't treat you right, i don't..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:23Published
COVID-19 Linked To Cardiac Ailments [Video]

COVID-19 Linked To Cardiac Ailments

In new findings released Friday, a review of studies in China highlight news on COVID-19. COVID-19 can cause death in people with underlying cardiovascular disease. The virus can also cause cardiac..

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All public beaches, public trails, and bike paths are closing in Los Angeles County. This is to slow the spread of the coronavirus disease, reports Business Insider. The closure comes after large..

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Eiffel Tower illuminated to thank French health workers [Video]

Eiffel Tower illuminated to thank French health workers

France's Eiffel Tower is illuminated to thank French health workers during the fight against Covid-19. The gesture came as France extended its lockdown by another two weeks until April 15.

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