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.
Cam Tests Positive for COVID-19, Says It’s ‘Not Mild at All’
In a message to her fans, Cam revealed both she and her young daughter were hit hard by the virus.
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Chris Lane Tests Positive for the Omicron COVID-19 Variant
So far, the singer says, his wife Lauren and their baby boy haven't gotten sick.
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"Some good news + some bad news," the duo told fans on social media.
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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.
David Lee Murphy Tests Positive for COVID-19, Cancels Shows
"Please keep David Lee in your thoughts and prayers for a speedy recovery," his team shares.
Mark Chesnutt Tests Positive for COVID Amid Recovery From Surgery
His wife Tracie also tested positive.
Live Nation to Require Proof of Vaccination or Negative COVID-19 Test at Live Events
The news comes amid a surge of cases due to the Delta variant.