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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Go ahead, let it all out.
Should EP School Districts Drop Masks? KISS FM Listeners Weigh In
Mike and Tricia Mornings listeners tell us how they feel about masks in school through our free app.
Albertsons to End Mask Rule, What About Other Grocers in El Paso?
Going grocery shopping? Here's where you'll still have to mask up.
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The County Judge and Mayor outlined how close we are to having another reduction in business capacity.
YISD Says Parents Can Watch Outdoor Sporting Events This Spring
If your kid runs track and field, plays baseball or softball, or is in the band or a cheerleader, here's what you need to know.
El Paso's Helen Of Troy Donates 50 Air Purifiers To Canutillo ISD
The air purifiers have been set up in classrooms and will help provide cleaner air for students as they begin getting back to in-classroom learning.
EP Men Arrested In Prostitution Sting-Here's Why You Should Care
Make sure you check your child's computer history and make sure they aren't chatting with people you don't know. It's always better to be safe than sorry.
City And County To Go To One COVID Vaccine Registration System
Finally. The system isn't up and running yet, but it will be soon and you'll be able to sign up in one place for a vaccine.