What Does SARS-CoV-2 Mean?

SARS-CoV-2 means "Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus-2."

On 11 February 2020, the World Health Organization (WHO) gave the name Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus-2 (SARS-CoV-2) to the new strain of coronavirus which first appeared in Wuhan, China, in 2019. This name was chosen because the virus is genetically related to the coronavirus responsible for the SARS outbreak of 2003, and to avoid stigmatizing the virus's origins.

SARS-CoV-2 is the virus that causes COVID-19 disease.

COVID-19 "myth busters" can be found on the WHO's website at: Advice for the public: Coronavirus disease (COVID-19).

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meaning of SARS-CoV-2

The SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus causes COVID-19 disease.

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"Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus-2" is the most common definition for SARS-CoV-2 on Snapchat, WhatsApp, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and TikTok.
Definition:Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus-2
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