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 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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If you were at Luke Bryan's concert a couple of weeks ago, then you may want to get tested for COVID.
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"Please keep David Lee in your thoughts and prayers for a speedy recovery," his team shares.
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Health officials encourage anyone who attended to get tested if they're not fully vaccinated.
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See Disney's list of requirements for an acceptable face mask.