A quick and simple explanation ofsome  terms used during the COVID-19 outbreak

This video is a quick and simple explanation of some of the infectious disease and epidemiological terms used to describe the COVID-19 outbreak. It goes through: zoonotic disease, incubation period, PCR, case fatality, basic reproductive number and epidemic curve.

re-uploaded with an expanded explanation of PCR

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