🌈 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