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Naming the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) and the virus that causes it
Official names have been announced for the virus responsible for COVID-19 (previously known as “2019 novel coronavirus”) and the disease it causes. The official names are:
Disease
coronavirus disease
(COVID-19)


Virus
severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2
(SARS-CoV-2)

Why do the virus and the disease have different names?

Viruses, and the diseases they cause, often have different names. For example, HIV is the virus that causes AIDS. People often know the name of a disease, such as measles, but not the name of the virus that causes it (rubeola).
There are different processes, and purposes, for naming viruses and diseases.
Viruses are named based on their genetic structure to facilitate the development of diagnostic tests, vaccines and medicines. Virologists and the wider scientific community do this work, so viruses are named by the International Committee on Taxonomy of Viruses (ICTV).
Diseases are named to enable discussion on disease prevention, spread, transmissibility, severity and treatment. Human disease preparedness and response is WHO’s role, so diseases are officially named by WHO in the International Classification of Diseases (ICD).
ICTV announced “severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2)” as the name of the new virus on 11 February 2020. This name was chosen because the virus is genetically related to the coronavirus responsible for the SARS outbreak of 2003. While related, the two viruses are different.
WHO announced “COVID-19” as the name of this new disease on 11 February 2020, following guidelines previously developed with the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) and the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO).
WHO and ICTV were in communication about the naming of both the virus and the disease.

What name does WHO use for the virus?
From a risk communications perspective, using the name SARS can have unintended consequences in terms of creating unnecessary fear for some populations, especially in Asia which was worst affected by the SARS outbreak in 2003.
For that reason and others, WHO has begun referring to the virus as “the virus responsible for COVID-19” or “the COVID-19 virus” when communicating with the public. Neither of these designations are intended as replacements for the official name of the virus as agreed by the ICTV.
Material published before the virus was officially named will not be updated unless necessary in order to avoid confusion.
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PHOENIX (3TV/CBS 5) -- Banner Health officials are warning the general public after a man died and his wife was hospitalized in critical condition from self-medicating to treat coronavirus.

According to a press release from Banner Health, the product that the couple used was chloroquine, which is a malaria medication that they recommend to not be ingested or used to treat or prevent COVID-19.

The man and his wife, both in their 60s, became sick within 30 minutes of ingesting chloroquine phosophate, and experienced immediate effects requiring hospitalization. Chloroquine phosphate, is an additive commonly used at aquariums to clean fish tanks.

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I honestly think so many more people have it then they think. There’s not readily available testing and most people have super mild symptoms so they never get checked.

Shutting down the entire country about it seems weird af.

swine flu killed 13k Americans. Lots of young and healthy people. And there was no panic.

corona is cappin people who were mostly circling the drain anyways. No disrespect intended.

just seems weird.
 

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I honestly think so many more people have it then they think. There’s not readily available testing and most people have super mild symptoms so they never get checked.

Shutting down the entire country about it seems weird af.

swine flu killed 13k Americans. Lots of young and healthy people. And there was no panic.

corona is cappin people who were mostly circling the drain anyways. No disrespect intended.

just seems weird.
Alot of those circling the drain are the ones in power lol
 
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PHOENIX (3TV/CBS 5) -- Banner Health officials are warning the general public after a man died and his wife was hospitalized in critical condition from self-medicating to treat coronavirus.

According to a press release from Banner Health, the product that the couple used was chloroquine, which is a malaria medication that they recommend to not be ingested or used to treat or prevent COVID-19.

The man and his wife, both in their 60s, became sick within 30 minutes of ingesting chloroquine phosophate, and experienced immediate effects requiring hospitalization. Chloroquine phosphate, is an additive commonly used at aquariums to clean fish tanks.

meanwhile...

That couple is retarded as fuck. They didn't take the malaria medication. They took straight up fish tank cleaner that had cholorquine phosphate as one of the dozens of ingredients. The retards literally walked over to their fish tank supplies, saw the word cholorquine and said fuck it let's swallow this. They didn't pop a bottle of malaria pills from their medicine cabinet lol

Here's a quote from the wife

""I had (the substance) in the house because I used to have koi fish," she told the network. "I saw it sitting on the back shelf and thought, 'Hey, isn't that the stuff they're talking about on TV?'"

People dropping dead from ingesting fish tank cleaner is natural selection, that's the world telling you that maybe you're too dumb to live in the year 2020.

Regular malaria pills won't hurt you unless you take them for prolonged periods of time. Like the Army forcing them down our throats every day for entire deployments. We got fucked up by them, but I'd still take them for a couple weeks to clear out this virus if they prove that it works.
 
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I honestly think so many more people have it then they think. There’s not readily available testing and most people have super mild symptoms so they never get checked.
Exactly, I'm gonna take a wild guess and say millions have it. America alone probably has hundreds of thousands with it, we just don't know because most people with it are mild symptom or asymptomatic.

The data that's out there is saying that out of the 431,016 current active known cases in the world that 95% are in mild condition and only 5% are serious or critical. Which logic would dictate that if way more people have it than we think, more than likely way more than 95% of people have mild condition or are asymptomatic because most people aren't being tested. We probably have millions roaming around the world perfectly fine or with just the sniffles not even realizing they have it because they aren't tested.



https://www.worldometers.info/coronavirus/
 

Mac Jesus

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South Korea testing damn near everyone and finding that out of 9000 people with covid-19 about 20 percent are asymptomatic.