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Coronavirus disease 2019

Infectious respiratory disease caused by severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2

Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) is an infectious disease caused by severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2). It was first identified in December 2019 in Wuhan, Hubei, China, and has resulted in an ongoing pandemic. The first confirmed case has been traced back to 17 November 2019 in Hubei. Traces of the virus have been found in wastewater that was collected from Milan and Turin, Italy, on 18 December 2019. The virus was also detected in studies being done in wastewater collected from Barcelona, Spain, as early as, March 12, 2019. As of 2 July 2020, more than 10.6Β million cases have been reported across 188 countries and territories, resulting in more than 516,000 deaths. More than 5.48Β million people have recovered.

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The Labour peer, who has been approached about being Britain's candidate to be the next World Trade Organisation (WTO) director general, said the Government..
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Junior doctor Molly Dineen has kept a video diary after graduating early to help fight Covid-19.
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An Italian student in Ohio watched her country reel from the coronavirus pandemic.
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