Pandemic, COVID-19 and all the coronavirus terms you need to know
Updated 2119 GMT (0519 HKT) March 11, 2020
(CNN)News about the coronavirus moves so quickly, key definitions or phrases can sometimes pass you by. For instance, do you actually know what COVID-19 stands for? Or why the coronavirus is called the coronavirus? Brushing up on these terms will certainly make the avalanche of coronavirus information easier to understand. And with a crisis as widespread and complex as this, a little clarity can be a big help.