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.
YISD Teachers To Juggle In-Classroom And Online Learning
Some parents aren't happy about this arrangement, but remember, this was always going to be a difficult school year. Keep that in mind as we go forward.
Free COVID-19 Testing Available This Week in El Paso
Sep. 21-28. Available to everyone, with or without symptoms.
El Paso County Fixing Restrooms At Ascarate Park By Next Year
You'll be able to use the public restrooms in Ascarate, but not til the end of next year.
No Halloween Jack O'Lantern Peeps This Year Due To COVID-19
Why are they blowing off the only holiday that revolves around candy? Here's why.
CDC Changes Tune-Says Get A Test Even If You Don't Have Symptoms
To get a test or not to get a test, that is the question. The CDC has changed the answer again.
El Paso Animal Service Pet Food Pantry Available To Pet Owners
El Paso's Pet Food Pantry is open for local pet owners who need help feeding their dogs or cats.
El Paso School Zones Are Operating Again So Be Careful
You need to keep an eye out for not only the kiddos but also for police who will probably be looking for people speeding through school zones.
El Paso Museum of Art Offering Free Virtual Art Workshops
The El Paso Museum of Art is offering free virtual art workshops that include, drawing, painting, and jewelry making.