What Does COVID-19 Mean?

COVID-19 means "Corona Virus Disease 2019."

Corona Virus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) is the respiratory disease caused by the SARS-CoV-2 virus.

The name COVID-19 was chosen by the World Health Organization (WHO), on 11 February 2020 (the same day that the virus was designated SARS-CoV-2).

Check out our list of Coronavirus terms.

Further information on COVID-19 can be found on the WHO's website: Advice for the public: Coronavirus disease (COVID-19).

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"Corona Virus Disease 2019" is the most common definition for COVID-19 on Snapchat, WhatsApp, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and TikTok.
Definition:Corona Virus Disease 2019
3: Guessable
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Adults, Teenagers, and Under 13s

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