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Coronavirus: What are the worst symptoms and how deadly is covid-19?

Coronavirus: What are the worst symptoms ...

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Use a tissue to blow your nose, and put it in the binYui Mok/PA Wire/PA Images It has been two months since China’s health officials described a mysterious virus spreading in Hubei. As of 2 March, the new coronavirus has infected nearly 89,000 people across 65 countries, according to the World Hea ...
Why is it so hard to calculate how many people will die from covid-19?

Why is it so hard to calculate how many ...

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SOPA Images/Getty ImagesHOW many of those infected by the coronavirus will die? It is still hard to say for sure, not least because the proportion of deaths will vary depending on local circumstances and how the outbreak is handled. So what do we know? Last week, WHO director general Tedros Adhanom... ...
Coronavirus is a pandemic in all but name as the infection goes global

Coronavirus is a pandemic in all but nam ...

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Akos Stiller/Bloomberg via Getty ImagesWILL the coronavirus outbreak become a pandemic? It is increasingly looking like it won’t – but only in name. At a press briefing on 25 February, the head of the World Health Organization (WHO), Tedros Ghebreyesus, expressed a reluctance to use the term until ...