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Covid 19 Vocabulary for IELTS Speaking & Writing

Covid 19 Vocabulary for IELTS Speaking & Writing

Virus

🦠Virus (very small living thing causing infection, which reproduces only within the cells of living hosts, mainly bacteria, plants, and animals)

Lockdown

⛔️Lockdown (a state of isolation or restricted access instituted as a security measure)

Infection

🧫Infection (a disease that tends to spread quickly)

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Makeshift hospital

🏩Makeshift hospital (a hospital that is quickly built to be used temporarily because nothing better is available)

To spread

💉To spread (to strech out, occupying more and more territory)

ICU

💊ICU (Intensive Care Unit -in a hospital)

Pandemic

🧪Pandemic (of a disease: having spread among humans throughout the whole world)

To cough

😷To cough (to expel air from the lungs suddenly with a harsh noise)



Emergency

🆘Emergency (a sudden, urgent, usually unexpected event or happening requiring immediate action)

Exposure

🩸Exposure (the act of being exposed or open to the infection)

Zoonosis

🧬Zoonosis (any disease of animals communicable to humans)

Asymptomatic

🌡Asymptomatic (showing no evidence of disease-even if one is infected)



Coronavirus

🦠Coronavirus (any one of a large family of viruses that can cause disease in the breathing and eating systems of humans and animals (respiratory and digestive systems).)

Incubation period

🧬Incubation period (the period of time from a person’s first exposure to a disease to the time when symptoms develop)

Infectious

♻️Infectious (that can be transmitted through the environment)

Isolation

⛔️Isolation (separation of infected people from healthy people for serious contagious diseases)



Outbreak

🧪Outbreak (a sudden occurrence of a disease)

COVID-19

🦠COVID-19 (official name for the coronavirus disease that emerged in China in 2019)

Disease

🧫Disease (illness; sickness; a disorder of the body)

Epidemic

🚷Epidemic (occurrence of a particular disease in a large number of people in a particular area)



Quarantine

🚫Quarantine (isolation of people who may have been exposed to an infectious disease to see if they develop symptoms)

Droplets

⚗️Droplets (the spray produced when people cough or sneeze, and which can spread diseases)

Vaccine

🔬Vaccine (a substance used to protect humans and animals from a disease)

Treatment

💉Treatment (medical care given to a patient for an illness or injury)

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