Coronavirus (COVID-19)

On February 11, 2020 the World Health Organization announced an official name for the disease that is causing the 2019 novel coronavirus outbreak, first identified in Wuhan China. The new name of this disease is coronavirus disease 2019, abbreviated as COVID-19. In COVID-19, ‘CO’ stands for ‘corona,’ ‘VI’ for ‘virus,’ and ‘D’ for disease. Formerly, this disease was referred to as “2019 novel coronavirus” or “2019-nCoV”. There are many types of human coronaviruses including some that commonly cause mild upper-respiratory tract illnesses. COVID-19 is a new disease, caused be a novel (or new) coronavirus that has not previously been seen in humans. The name of this disease was selected following the World Health Organization (WHO) best practice for naming of new human infectious diseases.

Where Can You Get Vaccine this Week in Shreveport?
Several community vaccine events will be up and going this week in Shreveport Bossier and the region. But the operation at the State Fairgrounds in Shreveport will not be open on Monday and Tuesday.
Here are some of the spots where you can get the vaccine this week:
The Minden Medical Clinic of Haught…

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