The novel coronavirus is also known for COVID-19. It is an acronym that stands for coronavirus disease of 2019.
What does COVID-19 stand for in its full form?
COVID-19 is the name of the disease caused by the SARS-CoV2 virus. Here coV2 is the type of SARS virus. In its full form, COVID-19 stands for coronavirus disease of 2019.
Who named COVID-19 First?
This pandemic disease of 2019 is named by WHO as COVID-19 in a press release on February 11, 2020.
What is the origin of the “COVID-19
The covid-19 cases was first reported in Wuhan, a city in the Hubei Province of China. A group of people were identified with similar type of symptoms and after the test it was concluded that they have been affected by the same virus.
What is a novel coronavirus?
It is new virus that has not been identified in humans previously. As per a report this virus came from the infected Bats to human. However there is no proof of such assumption. Like other SARS virus it also cause Flue or cold like symptoms in the infected person.