December 3, 2022

WHO Has Used ‘Brazilian Variant’ And Other Terms In Violation Of Its Own Best Practices

The World Health Organization has used the phrases “South African variant,” “Brazilian variant” to describe COVID-19 strains in recent months in violation of its own naming best practices. The WHO issued best practices for naming new human infectious diseases in 2015 that said scientists should not use geographic terms when naming new viruses. Former President…