SARS-CoV-2

[ sahrz-koh-vee-too ]
/ ˈsɑrzˈkoʊ viˈtu /

noun Pathology.

Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome-Coronavirus 2: the strain of a coronavirus that causesCOVID-19. First identified in 2019, it subsequently set off a global pandemic.

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