Dangerous Virus – level 1

27-01-2020 15:00

There is a new virus in China. The virus is very dangerous. One person can easily catch it from another person. It is spreading fast.

There are reports of the virus in a part of China, Japan, Thailand and South Korea. Officials expect more reports soon.

The virus causes a lung infection. Sick people have a fever. They have problems with breathing.  They feel very tired. Some people have only little problems. However, some people die.

The world is reacting to the virus. Many airports around the world check people for the virus. Officials are afraid that the virus can go to other countries, too.

Difficult words: virus (a type of sickness), spread (to move to a larger area), lung (an organ in human body with that people breathe).

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