The Epitaph

The Impatient Patient: Mislabeling the coronavirus is counterproductive during a pandemic

Continually misnaming the virus after WHO's guidelines is ignorant

By Renee Wang

March 19, 2020

Before the “Wuhan virus,” Wuhan, capital of China’s Hubei province, was more commonly associated with its Yellow Crane Tower and its signature dish — re gan mian or hot dry noodles. Today, it is noted more as the epicenter of the coronavirus outbreak, and is increasingly being referred to as...