Covid-19: The Coronavirus Disease Gets A Name
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More than a month after the novel coronavirus outbreak was reported, the virus and the disease have finally received official names. We discuss the process and meaning behind the names, as well as why it’s important we have them.
Produced by: Lim Sue Ann
Presented by: Juliet Jacobs, Lim Sue Ann, Tee Shiao Eek
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