Coronavirus was the official name

The new 2019 coronavirus-nCoV from China has an official name. This was announced at a briefing Director General of the world organization of health tedros adhanom Ghebreyesus.

the New coronavirus called COVID-2019. Of ghebreyesus said that it was necessary to find a name that would not be linked to a geographical name, an animal, a person or group of people, RIA Novosti reported. The name should be easy to pronounce and to have a connection with the disease. These are the rules between who, FAO and the world organization for animal health.

tedros adhanom Ghebreyesus said that CO means coronavirus, VI virus and D is the disease.

the Number of victims of the disease exceeded a thousand people. Infected more than 43 thousand, including 400 that are outside of China.