Dangerous Virus – level 2

27-01-2020 15:00

In a city in China, there was an outbreak of a new virus. The virus is spreading fast, and it is very infectious.

It causes a lung infection, and its symptoms are a fever, fatigue, and problems being able to breathe. In some cases, the sickness can be mild; however, it can be fatal, too.

There are still new cases and the World Health Organization expects the virus to spread in other parts of China and in other countries, too. Officials report cases in China, Japan, Thailand, and South Korea.

Many airports around the world react to the outbreak, and they start screening passengers.

Difficult words: outbreak (the sudden start of something), fatigue (the state when a person feels very tired as a result of an illness), fatal (deadly).

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