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Who gave the coronavirus from China a new name

Who gave the coronavirus from China a new name

Name — COVID-19 — should not relate to geographic location, animal, person or group of people and thus should be easily pronounceable and associated with the disease
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Источник: https://www.rbc.ru/society/11/02/2020/5e42c5949a794743e19bf580
The world health organization (who) gave the coronavirus, previously known as 2019-nCoV, the new name.
In accordance with the decision of who the virus called COVID-19, a contraction from the words Corona Virus Disease ("disease caused by coronavirus") and indicates the year of emergence of the virus (2019).
"The presence of the [official] titles allows you to prevent the use of other names, which may be inaccurate or stigmatizing. It also provides us a standard format for use in the event of outbreaks of coronavirus in the future," — said the head of the who.