They said that Covid-19, the name, gives them a standard format for talking about coronavirus outbreaks. Tedros said the name had been chosen to avoid references to a specific geographical location, animal species or group of people in line with worldwide recommendations for naming aimed at preventing stigmatisation.
The Ritchie Street Health Centre in Islington, north London , recently posted an alarming message on its website stating it would be closed "due to the coronavirus ". Officials know that the pair worked at a nursing home, Worthing Hospital A&E and two GP practices between them. However, he expected that status to change and urged countries to strike hard against the virus before the "window of opportunity" closed and countries with weak health systems were impacted.
World Health Organization also wanted a name that was "pronounceable and related to the disease ", he said. As the death toll from the Coronavirus contagion continues to rise, numerous countries are issuing travel bans to and fro from China .
However, a press release issued on February 7 by the State of Alaska stresses that, "All passenger and cargo flights to the USA from Wuhan, China, where the novel coronavirus was first detected, continue to be suspended indefinitely". More than 250 people had to be hospitalized for flu symptoms. "We take into consideration patterns of flu from different years, different types of flu going across the globe", said Mary Parrish with the Brazos County Health District.
The Chinese province at the epicenter of the coronavirus outbreak reported a record rise in the death toll on February 13 under a new diagnostic method, and Beijing sacked two top provincial officials after criticism of their handling of the crisis.
In an interesting turn of events driven by Coronavirus , it has come out that some humans are super spreader of the virus while other people may not be able to pass it on that readily, a research study by The Telegraph revealed. Steve Walsh has recovered from coronavirus . "They advised me to enter the hospital despite having no symptoms", he said, "and when they confirmed me as positive, they transferred me to the isolation unit that I am in now and I am completely cured".