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Is COVID-19 a Pandemic? | March 2020 Update

Is COVID-19 a Pandemic? | March 2020 Update

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SARS-CoV-2 is a new kind of coronavirus that appeared suddenly in late 2019. The disease it causes, called COVID-19, is now showing signs that it’s able to spread outside of its place of origin. This raises some questions… like, do we have a pandemic on our hands? What’s the difference between a pandemic and an epidemic? SciShow News has some facts to help you understand a complex and rapidly changing situation.

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