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  • What do we think caused this pandemic? Many innocent souls have taste the bitterness of this virus. Why is it called COVID-19?

    This have been disturbing me alot. How did they come about this name Corona?

  • Covid-19 -> COrona VIrus Disease 2019

    2019 was the year when it was discovered, corona virus is the virus which causes it. Diseases aren't namend after the locations they were discovered anymore. For the reason see the racist propaganda usage of it by Donald Trump.

    SARS-CoV-2 -> severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2

    2 because it is the second one of it's kind, the first one was around two decades ago, although that one wasn't as harmful

    Corona means crown in latin. The virus has structures on it's surface that look like crowns, so it was named after them.

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