It was only through GPS tracking that a person diagnosed with COVID-19 was linked to a highly-secretive religious sect in South Korea. Now the infection is spreading very fast.
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The World Health Organization has an official name for the illness caused by new coronavirus: COVID-19. It intentionally makes no reference to any of the people, places or animals associated with the coronavirus — the goal was to avoid stigma.
The coronavirus officially has a name: COVID-19. The WHO says the name purposefully avoids references to a place or groups of people, to help fight stigma.
"In light of the COVID-19 outbreak, the UAAP, after a thorough deliberation by the Board of Trustees and the Board of Managing Directors, have come to a decision to postpone all sporting events starting Saturday, 15 February." -- Atty. Rebo Saguisag, UAAP Executive Director