On February 11, 2020 the World Health Organization announced an official name for the disease that is causing the 2019 novel coronavirus outbreak, first identified in Wuhan China. The new name of this disease is coronavirus disease 2019, abbreviated as COVID-19. In COVID-19, ‘CO’ stands for ‘corona,’ ‘VI’ for ‘virus,’ and ‘D’ for disease. Formerly, this disease was referred to as “2019 novel coronavirus” or “2019-nCoV”. There are many types of human coronaviruses including some that commonly cause mild upper-respiratory tract illnesses. COVID-19 is a new disease, caused be a novel (or new) coronavirus that has not previously been seen in humans. The name of this disease was selected following the World Health Organization (WHO) best practice for naming of new human infectious diseases.
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One studio will now push all its movies to streaming and theaters simultaneously.
The 2021 National Math and Reading Tests Postponed
Federal officials are saying that the test used to test what US students know, is being pushed back to 2022.
Starbucks Offering Free Drinks To Healthcare Workers In December
Thank you healthcare workers, we appreciate all you do.
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The short answer is yes...and no.
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