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 the 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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Crazy Video of Possibly Drunk Driver In Central El Paso
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Could there be a partial ban or will County Commissioners shut it all down this year?
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Going To Ruidoso? Check Out The Latest On The Wildfire There
Holy crap you need to see this video.
City of El Paso Wants To Help Businesses Do More Outdoor Seating
We have great weather and the City of El Paso has come up with a way for businesses to cash in on that and bring customers back with outdoor seating.
UTEP To Allow 8 People Per Graduate At Spring Graduation
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