WHO names coronavirus virus officially as COVID-19

According to the announcement by the World Health Organization (WHO) on Wednesday, coronavirus, earlier dubbed as 2019-nCOV, now will be known as SARS-CoV-2. The disease that is caused due to SARS-CoV-2 will be known as COVID-19, with ‘CO’ representing corona, ‘VI’ representing virus and lastly ‘D’ for disease. The figure ‘19’ stands for the year … Read more