The Coronavirus has a New Name: COVID-19
The coronavirus now has a name. World Health Organization (WHO) Director General Dr. Tedros Adhanom announced on Tuesday that they've named the coronavirus COVID-19.
According to WHO, coronaviruses are "a large family of viruses that cause illness ranging from the common cold to more severe diseases such as Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS-CoV) and Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS-CoV)." Coronaviruses have crown-like spikes on their surface, and the term "coronavirus" stems from the Latin word "corona," which means crown...
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