Nowadays you can’t open your phone without reading something about COVID-19, but how well do you understand and know how to use all the vocabulary associated with the pandemic? And why is it called a pandemic and not an outbreak?
In this podcast, Ellen covers over 20 words that are commonly used when talking about COVID-19. Knowing these words will help you:
She discusses the difference between coronavirus and COVID-19 and often misunderstood words like: quarantine, shelter-in-place and lockdown. Is “social distance,” a noun, a verb or an adjective??? What does it mean when a potential vaccine is in phase 3? Many frequently used terms are described in this podcast so stay tuned and find out all you need to know!
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