coronavirus disease 2019

noun

Definition of coronavirus disease 2019

: covid-19 The CDC states that for confirmed cases of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), reported illnesses have ranged from mild symptoms to severe illness and death.— Rick Karlin

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2020, in the meaning defined above

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“Coronavirus disease 2019.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/coronavirus%20disease%202019. Accessed 29 Mar. 2020.

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