The World Health Organization said it had chosen a name for the disease that makes no reference to places, animals or people to avoid stigmatizing anyone. Nearly a third of the confirmed cases of the virus in the Chinese city of Tianjin were linked to a single mall. The World Health Organization on Monday proposed an official name for the illness caused by new coronavirus: COVID-19. The director general of the World Health Organization, Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, noted that the new name makes no reference to any of the people, places or animals associated with the coronavirus. The goal was to avoid stigma. Under international guidelines, the W.H.O. “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,” he said on Twitter. The death toll from the coronavirus epidemic is continuing to climb, Chinese officials said on Tuesday. By the end of Monday, the government said, 1,016 people had died from the coronavirus — an increase of 108 from the previous day. Most of the deaths occurred in Hubei Province. The number of confirmed infections in China also grew, to at lea...