CHINA China temporarily names new virus pneumonia as 'Novel Coronavirus Pneumonia,' abbreviated as NCP

CHINA

China temporarily names new virus pneumonia as 'Novel Coronavirus Pneumonia,' abbreviated as NCP

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16:04, February 08, 2020

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China's National Health Commission decided to temporarily name the new virus pneumonia as "Novel Coronavirus Pneumonia," abbreviated as NCP on Saturday. 

This was announced at the Joint Prevention and Control Mechanism of the State Council's media briefing.

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