"We had to find a name that did not refer to a geographical location, an animal, an individual or group of people, and which is also pronounceable and related to the disease", the World Health Organization chief said.
COVID-19 is a mashup of the words "corona", "virus", and "disease"-with 2019 representing the year it emerged".
Members of a military medical team pose for a photo in Wuhan, central China's Hubei Province, Jan, 30, 2020.
A 25-second video clip claiming that the virus had infected a person at the hospital has also made its round on social media.
If enough resources were devoted to fight the virus, there's a realistic chance of containing the disease, said Dr Ghebreyesus.
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Meanwhile, Dr. Michael J. Ryan, executive director of the World Health Organization, said in the same briefing that "one clinical trial is already on the way" in China in a bid to find a cure to the novel coronavirus, CNN reported Wednesday.
"Viruses can have more powerful consequences than any terrorist action", he told reporters.
The woman, 39, is the daughter of Malaysia's 16th Covid-19 case and a friend of the 14th confirmed case.
"The first vaccine could be ready in 18 months, so we have to do everything today using the available weapons to fight this virus while preparing for the long-term".
India's neighboring country is being investigated from house to house to detect the coronavirus patients in Wuhan city of China.
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Meanwhile, WHO sent an advance team to China this week for an global mission to examine the epidemic. The number of deaths has overtaken that of the Sars epidemic in 2002-2003.
The Coronavirus is a large family of viruses that causes illnesses ranging from the common cold to acute respiratory syndromes, but the virus in China is a novel strain and not seen before.
So far, regular washing of hands has been recommended as the most effective way to prevent catching this virus.
Since the beginning of the outbreak in December, the virus has spread to about two dozen countries.
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