Coronavirus (COVID-19)

19 Coronavirus Buzzwords, Defined

All the coronavirus terms out there can get confusing, so we’re breaking down the ones you’re hearing most–and what they might mean for you.

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3d illustration of antibodies attacking virus particles in the bloodstream.iStock

    Herd Immunity Definition: Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology. (n.d.) “Herd immunity.”

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    Sarah Ellis is a wellness and culture writer who covers everything from contraceptive access to chronic health conditions to fitness trends. She is originally from Nashville, Tennessee and currently resides in NYC. She has written for Elite Daily, Greatist, mindbodygreen and others. When she’s not writing, Sarah loves distance running, vegan food, and getting the most out of her library card.