Coronavirus, a severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) became the most popular crisis in the world in 2020 with 1.29M cases out of 817K recovered and 30,601 registered deaths. In this crisis there are some words which are being popularly used in daily routine. These words called as a wealth of disease linguistic creativity but that these will not have a chance to get entered into the dictionary. The very often medical terms can sometimes confusing and often misused many times. So, here we listed down a few words which are being popularly used due to coronavirus outbreak.
Adjective: Prevalent throughout an entire country, continent, or the whole world; epidemic over a large area.
Noun: outbreak of a disease that occurs over a wide geographic area and affects an exceptionally high proportion of the population.
Adjective: Natural to or characteristic of a specific people or place
Noun: An organism that is restricted or peculiar to a locality or region
Adjective: Producing or capable of producing infection.
Noun: Spreading or capable of spreading
Adjective: Transmissible by direct or indirect contact with an infected person
Adjective: A period of 40 days.
Noun: Place where something or a person is kept without in contact with others.
Adjective: A disease or disorder of the animal body.
Noun: An unwholesome or disordered condition.
Adjective: A sudden rise in the incidence of a disease.
Noun: A sudden increase in numbers of a harmful organism or Insurrection or revolt.
Adjective: A diseased state or an abnormal condition.
Adjective: To refer to the highest number of cases in a state or country,
Noun: climax, peak.
Adjective: Doesn’t infected or aren’t infected
Noun: Showing no evidence of disease or no symptoms.
- Community spread
Adjective: Exposure to an infected.
Noun: Spread of a disease where the infection source is unknown
- Contact tracing
Adjective: Finding contacts of an infected ones.
Noun: Contact with a person infected with a disease.
- Social distancing
Adjective: Measures that reduce contact between large groups of people.
Adjective: Person infected with a virus, bacterium, or other microorganism and spreads it to an unusually large number of individuals.
Adjective: Examining a person to see if they have a disease involves taking their temperature, asking about symptoms, and asking about potential exposures to infected people.
Adjective: Isolation is the complete separation from others of a person suffering from contagious or infectious disease.
Adjective: An impaired or compromised immune response
Adjective: A furlough is a usually temporary layoff from work.
Adjective: Someone is ignoring public health advice.
Adjective: The strategy for exiting lockdown.
Adjective: An unspecified day because of lockdown’s disorientating effect on time.
Adjective: Online teams created during lockdown
Noun: An official track the spread of the virus or disease within a community and then uses isolation or quarantines to keep those infected individuals from spreading the disease to other people.
24. Fatality rate
Adjective: Also called fatality risk, this is the percentage of people who die from a disease compared with the total number of people who were diagnosed with the disease in a certain time frame.
Adjective: If a person has returned from travel to a high-risk area or has been exposed to someone who has tested positive for the new coronavirus, the CDC recommend that they self-quarantine for 14 days.
26. Severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS)
Adjective: SARS start feeling ill with a fever chills, and body aches, and then develop pneumonia.
27. State of emergency
Adjective: A “public health” emergency that was issued by the Health and Human Services (HHS) that state was declares a State of Emergency.
28. Novel coronavirus
Adjective: A coronavirus strain that has not been previously identified. COVID-19, for example, is novel because it is a new respiratory virus that was first identified.
29. Flattening the curve
Adjective: A graph of a sudden surge in people getting sick with COVID-19 over a very short period look like a tall, narrow curve, similar to a spike. This type of surge happened with the coronavirus in Italy, and the number of people who were sick and needed hospitalization overwhelmed the healthcare facilities, safety equipment, and healthcare providers.
30. Proper Sanitation – Sanitizer, Masks, Cleaning,
Sanitation means using Sanitizer, cleaning our hands, face and ourselves completely after coming from outside. Using masks while going outside, avoiding groups etc.