- billrussell42Lv 72 months agoFavorite Answer
COrona VIrus Disease 2019
- Gray BoldLv 72 months ago
The World Health Organization announced in February 2020 that COVID-19 is the official name of the disease. World Health Organization chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus explained that CO stands for corona, VI for virus and D for disease, while 19 is for the year that the outbreak was first identified; 31 December 2019.
- CarolOklaLv 72 months ago
The World Health Organization got the acronym from
CO - COrona virus amputated version of the SATS Corona virus -2
VI - VIrus
D - Disease
19 - for 2019, the year the virus first appeared.
- Anonymous2 months ago