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.
Crazy Video Shows Possibly Drunk Driver Taking Out Dumpster In Central El Paso
Three wild videos that show the Five Points area could use some stepped up police presence at night to prevent this kind of thing from happening.
India's 'Double Mutant' COVID-19 Variant Shows Up in Texas
There's a variant of COVID-19 with several mutations that has made its way to Texas.
Will There Be A Fireworks Ban In El Paso County This 4th Of July?
Could there be a partial ban or will County Commissioners shut it all down this year?
EP Convention Center Opens for No Appointment, Walk-In Vaccines
The El Paso Convention Center is opening up for walk-in, no appointment vaccines.
60% of Eligible El Pasoans Have Been Partially Vaccinated
The majority of eligible El Pasoans have had at least one shot to protect against COVID-19.
Lack of Juarez Vaccines Threaten El Paso Herd Immunity
Don't forget, the Borderland is a community of multiple countries and states. We need to make sure we look at all issues accordingly.
Video: Privileged Texas School Board Candidate Flips Out Over Mask Rules
This might not bode well in her upcoming election.
COVID-19 Hospitalizations at Their Lowest Since Last June
Things are looking up, but let's still take the proper precautions.
Twitter Bot Shows When El Paso Vaccine Appointments Are Available
Looking to get the vaccine? This Twitter bot shows when and where you can make an appointment.
El Paso County Offering Vaccines on First-Come First-Served Basis
El Paso County will have it's second event with 1,500 vaccinations available on a first-come, first-served basis in the Vinton area.