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.
Ted Cruz Clashes With Sesame Street’s Elmo Over COVID-19 Vaccine for Kids Under 5
Senator Ted Cruz had some strong words for 'Sesame Street' and Elmo over their COVID-19 vaccination video.
Happy Two Year Anniversary to The Last Normal Week We All Had
Two years ago, all of us were pretty optimistic about the pandemic; despite the fact that we had gotten notice that places were closing down
Olympics Quarantine Food So ‘Inedible’ Athletes Are ‘Crying Every Day’
We wouldn't want to eat the food, either.
Federal Trade Commission Warning Consumers of Fake At-Home COVID Tests Sold Online
Using fake tests not only is a waste of money but could also mean you're unknowingly spreading the virus.
Where to Get Free Post-Holidays COVID Test in El Paso
List: Where to get a free post-holiday coronavirus test
Texas Launches Hotline For Employees To Report Illegal Vaccine Mandates
Vaccine mandates in Texas aren't supposed to be happening and now the Texas Workforce Commission is reaching out to Texas employers reminding them that vaccine mandates are illegal and that they can not be imposed on an employee who qualifies for an exemption for personal, religious, or medical reasons...
Disney Parks To Require Face Masks Again as COVID Cases Surge
See Disney's list of requirements for an acceptable face mask.
Restaurant Says "Government Handouts" Are Why People Won't Work
I don't know if Corralitos took part in the Paycheck Protection Program from the federal government but that is a "government handout". Enough with the shade.
Check Out The Lion King This Weekend At Fountains At Farah
The movie is free and the lawn at the Fountains at Farah is the perfect place to watch this family friendly movie.
Why Do People Workout Outside During Triple Digit Heat?
People walk or train for a marathon in the middle of a triple digit day, and tend to expose the most amount of skin to fry under the blazing hot El Paso sun.
The Junior League A Christmas Fair Is Coming Back In Person
This really is one of the events that I missed attending last year so I can't wait until November for A Christmas Fair.
It's Time To Get Your 2nd COVID-19 Vaccine From EPISD
Here are a couple of things you need to know about how to get your second dose from EPISD.