13 Facts About COVID-19 pandemic


COVID-19 pandemic, known as the coronavirus pandemic, is an ongoing global pandemic of coronavirus disease 2019 caused by severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 .

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COVID-19 pandemic vaccines have been approved and widely distributed in various countries since December 2020.

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The COVID-19 pandemic raised issues of racial and geographic discrimination, health equity, and the balance between public health imperatives and individual rights.

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Symptoms of COVID-19 pandemic are variable, ranging from mild symptoms to severe illness.

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COVID-19 pandemic vaccine is intended to provide acquired immunity against severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2, the virus that causes coronavirus disease 2019 .

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The COVID-19 pandemic vaccines are widely credited for their role in reducing the severity and death caused by COVID-19 pandemic.

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Many countries attempted to slow or stop the spread of COVID-19 pandemic by recommending, mandating or prohibiting behaviour changes, while others relied primarily on providing information.

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Global COVID-19 pandemic arrived in Europe with its first confirmed case in Bordeaux, France, on 24 January 2020, and subsequently spread widely across the continent.

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COVID-19 pandemic was confirmed to have reached South America on 26 February 2020 when Brazil confirmed a case in Sao Paulo.

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COVID-19 pandemic was confirmed to have spread to Africa on 14 February 2020, with the first confirmed case announced in Egypt.

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COVID-19 pandemic was confirmed to have reached Oceania on 25 January 2020 with the first confirmed case reported in Melbourne, Australia.

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Journalists and activists in China who reported on the COVID-19 pandemic were detained by authorities, including Zhang Zhan, who was arrested and tortured.

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Some political analysts claimed that the COVID-19 pandemic contributed to President Donald Trump's 2020 defeat.

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