Coronavirus (COVID-19)

News-Talk 1070 KHMO is dedicated to keeping you up to date with the latest Coronavirus (COVID-19) news and information from across The Tri-State Area. Click here to see the latest cancellations, breaking news, and Helpful Links — 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 practiceexternal icon for naming of new human infectious diseases. SEE THE LATEST LOCAL CORONAVIRUS INFORMATION AND STORIES BELOW:

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