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Chinese authorities give temporary name to new coronavirus

Chinese authorities give temporary name to new coronavirus
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The Chinese authorities have given the coronavirus a temporary name Novel Coronavirus Pneumonia (NCP). Translated into Russian, it means "pneumonia caused by a new type of coronavirus."

In late January, the World Health Organization (WHO) recognized the outbreak of coronavirus in China emergency internationally, and recommended that the disease be given the temporary name “Acute Respiratory Disease 2019-nCoV,” and the virus should be given the temporary name 2019-nCoV. Russian authorities introduced coronavirus infection 2019-nCoV to the list of dangerous for surrounding diseases.

English scientists have created a mathematical model for the distribution of coronavirus in the world. According to their calculations, the peak incidence will be in the second half of February 2020, and the number of cases will reach 500 thousand human.

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