In this programme, we’ll be looking at the origins of Covid-19 and hearing new evidence about the scale of the threat we face from the disease. And of course we’ll be learning some new vocabulary as well.
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slight variation of an original virus caused by mutation
event or situation which existed before something and led to the development or existence of that thing
symbol of danger and that some action needs to be taken
idea which is suggested as a possible explanation of a particular situation but which has not yet been proved to be correct
central nervous system
the body’s main system of nerve control consisting of the brain and spinal cord
sudden, violent attack of an illness, especially one affecting the heart or brain
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