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Sweden 'wrong' not to shut down, says former state epidemiologist (source — 24/05/2020 11:07:17

Scientist who oversaw the response to Sars says country has failed the vulnerableCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageThe predecessor of Sweden’s state epidemiologist has broken...

Coronavirus live news: Africa reaches 100,000 confirmed cases (source — 22/05/2020 18:35:53

Madrid and Barcelona to ease lockdown; 660,000 people forced to flee homes during crisis despite UN global ceasefire callChechen leader Ramzan Kadyrov ‘hospitalised with suspected Covid-19’Donald Trum...

Why Sweden is unlikely to make a U-turn on its controversial Covid-19 strategy | Tae Hoon Kim (source — 22/05/2020 16:00:25

For a foreigner living here, the country’s approach to handling the crisis is worrying, but it is partly explained by its history See all our coronavirus coverageCoronavirus – latest updatesSweden has...

Across the world, figures reveal horrific toll of care home deaths (source — 16/05/2020 18:37:34

Statistics now coming to light show that Covid-19’s elderly victims have paid a heavy price Sweden’s health authorities are blaming the country’s death toll – which is higher than in neighbouring Denm...

How I Cope: Rewatching Eurovision Finals With Thousands Of Others Helps Me Feel Connected To The World (source — 15/05/2020 09:00:01

You’re reading How I Cope, a series sharing self-care tips as we all adjust to the coronavirus pandemic.This is the time of year I should be stocking up on snacks and drinks, putting togeth...

Finland reopens schools despite virus warnings from teacher’s union (source — 14/05/2020 13:30:32

HELSINKI: Finnish school children began returning to class on Thursday after eight weeks of coronavirus lockdown despite warnings from the teacher’s union it may not be totally safe for staff or child...

Cannes was meant to kick off today. Mon Dieu, I miss it (source — 12/05/2020 18:47:00

It’s confusing and crowded, noisy and vulgar ... and exhaustingly French. But I can’t wait to return to the CroisetteCoronavirus and culture – a list of major cancellationsIt’s the opening day of the ...

Denmark to reopen museums, theatres, cinemas (source — 08/05/2020 11:46:29

COPENHAGEN: Denmark will reopen museums, theatres, cinemas, outdoor amusement parks and zoos on June 8, the government said Friday after months-long closures aimed at stemming the spread of the new co...

Finland's universal basic income brings happiness but is 'unsustainable,' study finds (source — 07/05/2020 22:52:31

A study into universal basic income in Finland found that while the left-wing solution raised happiness levels, it didn’t boost the job market and was found to be “unsustainable” -- just as the radica...

Balcony banners, e-rallies as pandemic curbs May Day demos (source — 02/05/2020 09:30:40

HAVANA: Workers of the world scaled back their traditional May Day demos Friday with coronavirus lockdowns forcing many to rally online while a determined few hit the streets in face masks.There were ...

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How to prevent coronavirus disease and stop the spread of germs
  • Avoid close contact with people who are sick.
  • Cover your cough or sneeze with a tissue, then throw the tissue immediately in the trash.
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  • Stay home when you are sick except to get medical care
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Coronavirus symptoms
Common symptoms:
  • Respiratory symptoms
  • Fever
  • Cough
  • Shortness of breath
  • Breathing difficulties
In more severe cases:
  • Pneumonia
  • Severe acute respiratory syndrome
  • Kidney failure
  • Death