Coronavirus in Connecticut

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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Danbury Mayor: 'COVID Is Not a Hoax, Ask the Funeral Directors'
Some will shout it in public, other will say it on social media and another group is only willing to whisper to friends but a growing number of people are expressing the opinion that COVID-19 isn't real. These people will typically share a conspiracy theory to support their argument but Danbury…

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