Coronavirus Vocabulary You Should Know

Contact tracing, false positives, and more

Coronavirus terms you need to know. Writer Robert Roy Britt compiled a glossary of words and terms that could use a little defining to improve understanding of the virus, the disease, and the scientific analysis and mainstream reporting of it.

  • Contact tracing: Finding people who came in contact with an infected person and letting them know they may have been exposed. Scientists say this will be one of several crucial tasks needed to inform where, when, and how to…

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