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WHO announces official name of novel coronavirus; hopes rapid infections will cease soon

February 14, 2020

The World Health Organization (WHO) has finally announced the official name of the deadly virus from China, “COVID-19” – “co” stands for corona, “vi” for virus and “d” for disease, while “19” was for the year, as the outbreak was first identified in late December 2019. WHO had earlier given the virus the temporary name […]

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