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Just the facts: Naming of novel coronavirus

Updated: Jun 1, 2020 chinadaily.com.cn Print

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues its spread, another virus is hard at work: The virus of misinformation.

One part of this campaign is labeling the novel coronavirus a "Chinese virus".

So far, scientists have not determined the exact origin of the virus, and the place where a virus is first reported does not prove it originated from there.

Moreover, as the WHO says, a place should never be associated with a disease.

Watch the video to get the facts.

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