🌈 VOCABULARY USED FOR COVID-19 [ CORONAVIRUS]
🦄 PANDEMIC – (noun) when an epidemic spreads throughout the world.
🦄 CONTAGIOUS – able to be passed from one person to another
🦄 OUTBREAK – a sudden increase in something negative (eg. Disease, war)
🦄 QUARANTINE – a period or a state of isolation to prevent the spread of infection.
🦄 LOCKDOWN – a situation in which people are not allowed to leave or enter.
🦄 COVIDIOT – a stupid person stubbornly ignores social distancing protocol, thus helping to further spread COVID-19
🦄 EPIDEMIC – Outbreak of disease that spreads quickly and effects many individual at the same time.
🦄 BLURSDAY – (noun) an specified day because of the lockdown’s disorienting effect on time.
🦄 FLATTEN THE CURVE – (verb) slow the spread of a virus to reduce the peak number of cases and related demands on hospitals a d infrastructures.
🦄 SUPER SPREADER – (noun) person infected with a virus who transmits or spreads it to a unusually large number of people.
🦄 WFH – work from home
🦄 WFO – work from office
🦄 CARRIER – (noun) a person or animal that transmits a disease to others, whether suffering from it themselves or not.
🦄 PATIENT ZERO – (noun) the person identified as the first to become infected with a disease in an outbreak.
🦄 SPRING BROKE – that week in April which you still can’t leave the house and have no money anyway.
Also ‘broke’ relates to potential breakdown under such circumstances.
🦄 STAY HOME – For the sake of your and your community’s health please stay home
🦄 INCUBATION PERIOD – the time from a person’s first exposure to a disease to the when symptoms develop
🦄 SUPER SPREADER – individual who is highly contagious and capable of transmitting disease
🦄 ENDEMIC – a disease or condition regularly found among particular people or in a certain area.
🦄 CORONACUT – a haircut you give yourself during the coronavirus pandemic because the non – essential barber shops are closed
🦄 PPE – personal protective equipment
🦄 INFECTIOUS – able to pass a disease from one person , animal, or plant to another
🦄 CONTRACT – to catch or become I’ll with a disease
🦄 IMMUNE SYSTEM – the cells and tissues in the body make it able to protect itself against infection
🦄 QUARANTINE – the cocktail people drink at home while under quarantine. Also led to the trend of ‘ virtual happy hour’.
🦄 CAREMONGERING – spreading kindness and love to help the lonely, anxious a s vulnerable
🦄 DOOMSCROLLING – obsessively scrolling for updates on the pandemic- even though there’s no good news.
🦄 ZOONOTIC – used to refer to a disease that can spread from animals to humans.
🦄 RAMP UP – increase