Late in 2019, and early 2020, a novel form of the coronavirus (2019-nCoV) started infecting the residents of Wuhan, a city of 11 million in central China. Within weeks, the epidemic spread across borders and continues to be a highly watched and serious situation.
In this lesson, we teach you some of the keywords for this new virus, as well as common symptoms that you experience when you get sick.
Coronavirus Key Terms
Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19)
Xīnxíng guānzhuàng bìngdú
“new kind” pneumonia
🙏”Thoughts and Prayers”
“Thoughts and wishes” with (place name)
“Thoughts and wishes” for Wuhan
Common Illness Symptopms
- a cold = 感冒 gǎnmào
- to have a runny nose 流鼻水/流鼻涕 liú bíshuǐ/liú bítì
- a blocked nose 鼻塞 bísè / bísāi (TW)
- a cough 咳嗽 késou
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Things to Say to a Poorly Person
Then you must drink more warm water
Remember to get more rest.
Have you seen the doctor yet?
I wish you a speedy recovery.
We hope you found this lesson useful, and remember to stay safe and healthy.