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(MENAFN - Asia Times) Referencing the old political adage, you can't make everyone happy, not everyone is pleased with the recent renaming of novel coronavirus. Chinese scientists are divided on the official scientific name, with supporters saying the name is descriptive and follows typical classification practices and others claiming it could easi

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There's no evidence the new coronavirus is airborne. It appears to spread by larger droplets, direct contact and contaminated surfaces or objects.There's no evidence the new coronavirus is airborne. It appears to spread by larger droplets, direct contact and contaminated surfaces or objects.

There's no evidence the new coronavirus spreads through the air – but it's still possible

There's no evidence the new coronavirus spreads through the air – but it's still possible

As China has become a global economic powerhouse demand for African mammals for medicines has had a significant impact in Africa.As China has become a global economic powerhouse demand for African mammals for medicines has had a significant impact in Africa.

Renaming of the coronavirus leaves many scientists unhappy with the new descriptor of the deadly virus Renaming of the coronavirus leaves many scientists unhappy with the new descriptor of the deadly virus

“A brief update after my meeting in Brussels today with Ministers, the EU Commission and the @WHO - we will all work closely together, share information and colloborate to contain the spread of the Covid-19/Coronavirus https://t.co/Fu8QeUuESI”

Simon Harris TD on Twitter: "A brief update after my meeting in Brussels today with Ministers, the EU Commission and the @WHO - we will all work closely together, share information and colloborate to contain the spread of the Covid-19/Coronavirus… https://t.co/LTLd389pMM"

“I commend the @WHO for including Taiwan in a recent meeting on the novel coronavirus. It is critically important that Taiwan be included in all future @WHO emergency response discussions as the coronavirus continues to spread around the globe. https://t.co/U9W2aIHnZa”

Cory Gardner on Twitter: "I commend the @WHO for including Taiwan in a recent meeting on the novel coronavirus. It is critically important that Taiwan be included in all future @WHO emergency response discussions as the coronavirus continues to spread around the globe. https://t.co/U9W2aIHnZa"

“On 2/11, @WHO announced an official name for the disease causing the novel (new) #coronavirus outbreak: #COVID19. CDC is updating our website & other materials to reflect the name. For the most up-to-date info on Coronavirus Disease-2019, please visit https://t.co/VTVtaKOKPj.”

Dr. Robert R. Redfield on Twitter: "On 2/11, @WHO announced an official name for the disease causing the novel (new) #coronavirus outbreak: #COVID19. CDC is updating our website & other materials to reflect the name. For the most up-to-date info on Coronavirus Disease-2019, please visit https://t.co/VTVtaKOKPj.… https://t.co/6TX57grksX"

“.@UNICEF is working closely with @WHO and other @UN agencies on the novel #coronavirus outbreak. Here are five simple precautions you and your family can take to avoid infection. #2019nCoV https://t.co/TJ5FW1qXJ3”

Henrietta H. Fore on Twitter: ".@UNICEF is working closely with @WHO and other @UN agencies on the novel #coronavirus outbreak. Here are five simple precautions you and your family can take to avoid infection. #2019nCoV https://t.co/TJ5FW1qXJ3"

Researchers around the world are working together to control the coronavirus outbreak, now known as COVID-19. This is what's behind the global effort to develop a vaccine.Researchers around the world are working together to control the coronavirus outbreak, now known as COVID-19. This is what's behind the global effort to develop a vaccine.

Here's why the WHO says a coronavirus vaccine is 18 months away

Here's why the WHO says a coronavirus vaccine is 18 months away

Ian M. Mackay, The University of Queensland and Katherine Arden, The University of Queensland A recent announcement by a Chinese health official suggested the new coronavirus might spread more easily than we thought, via an “airborne route”. The virus is now known as severe acute respiratory synd

Here’s what we know about how the new coronavirus spreads – Alternet.org

Two virologists at the University of Queensland on a Chinese health official suggesting the new coronavirus might spread more easily than we thought, via an "airborne route".    By Eamonn SheridanTwo virologists at the University of Queensland on a Chinese health official suggesting the new coronavirus might spread more easily than we thought, via an "airborne route".   

No evidence the new coronavirus spreads through the air, but it’s still possible