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 practice for naming of new human infectious diseases.
Bruce Dickinson Speculates on What Drives COVID-19 Conspiracy Theorists
The Iron Maiden singer recently contracted COVID himself.
COVID ‘Aftereffects’ Force Jonathan Davis to Perform Korn Shows Partially Seated
See a video update from guitarist Brian 'Head' Welch.
Texas School District Declares Masks Part Of Dress Code
Could this be a way of getting around Governor Greg Abbott's executive order that bans school districts from imposing mask mandates? The Paris Independent School District will now require students to wear masks as part of a dress code...
Sebastian Bach Tests Positive for COVID-19, Says ‘Thank God for the Vaccine’
Bach shared the news in a video update.
Artists Can Require Proof of Vaccination or Negative Covid Test at Live Nation Venues
The company spells out their stance in a letter to artists.
Dee Snider Tests Positive for COVID-19 Despite Being Fully Vaccinated
The singer revealed as much in an exclusive interview.
El Paso County Looking to Vaccinate 50,000 Juarez Workers
As we try to reach herd immunity in the Borderland, El Paso County is going to vaccinate up to 50,000 Juarez residents.
El Pasoan Looking to Qualify for Olympics This Friday
The Tokyo Olympics were postponed and now scheduled to happen July 23rd to August 8th.
Looking Back at El Paso and the COVID-19 Pandemic One Year Ago
Let's hop in the wayback machine and take a look at where El Paso was just one year ago.
Tenacious D’s Kyle Gass Rounds Up Jack Black, Amy Lee + More for ‘Vaccinated’
John C. Reilly, Steve Lukather and others join in as well.