Chinese coronavirus was given a new name

Killed more than 800 people.

In China given the temporary name of the new deadly coronavirus 2019-nCoV – Novel Coronavirus Pneumonia (NCP), reports the with reference to Browser.

On Sunday, February 9, with reference to the press service of the state Committee on public health of China according to CNN.

“We have decided to give the new interim disease name “pneumonia caused by a new type of coronavirus”. Title in English – Novel Coronavirus Pneumonia, abbreviated NCP”, — stated in the message.

The world health organization decision on the permanent official name has not yet accepted, it will be determined later by the international statistical classification of diseases and problems related to health.

Also there were fresh data for 2019-nCoV:

  • The number of new cases of infection outside of Hubei province fell by 42.8%.
  • The first victims among foreigners appeared in Wuhan from the coronavirus passed away, the citizens of the United States and Japan.
  • Infected – 37,5 thousand people, 813 died, recovered — 2755.
  • Germany has confirmed 14 cases of infection.
  • Doctors said that the disease can occur repeatedly, despite developed immunity.
  • A study published in the medical journal JAMA showed that 41% of the first 138 patients diagnosed in one hospital in Wuhan, believed to have been infected in the hospital.
  • Actor Jackie Chan has promised to pay one million yuan to the person who creates the vaccine for coronavirus. And the United States will provide China $ 100 million to fight the epidemic.
  • On the cruise ship Diamond Princess, which was blocked in Japan, they found 70 cases of coronavirus.

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