COVID-19

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Etymology[edit]

From COVID and the year 2019. The format established is to be used for the names of future outbreaks.[1][2][3]

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Proper noun[edit]

COVID-19

  1. (pathology) A disease caused by a coronavirus discovered in 2019, in a zoonotic pandemic starting in Wuhan, Hubei, China.
  2. (virology, metonymically) SARS-CoV-2; the virus which causes the disease.

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See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ NBC News, "Coronavirus gets official name from WHO: COVID-19", Erika Edwards, 11 February 2020
  2. ^ BBC News, "Coronavirus officially named Covid-19, says WHO", 11 February 2020
  3. ^ Agence France Presse, "Novel coronavirus named 'Covid-19': UN health agency", AFP News Agency, 11 February 2020

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Pronunciation[edit]

  • (US) IPA(key): /ˈkoʊ.vɪd naɪn.ˈtin/

Proper noun[edit]

COVID-19

  1. (pathology) COVID-19 (disease)
    diagnosed with COVID-19
  2. (virology, metonymically) COVID-19 (virus)

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(disease):

(virus):

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French[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

COVID-19 m or f

  1. Alternative letter-case form of Covid-19