covid one year on 6 minute english

covid-19 has been responsible for more than two million deaths globally. over a year on since the first outbreak, what have we learnt? neil and georgina look back over the situation and see how our knowledge has changed.

this week's question:
do you know approximately, how many people were infected by it?
a) 5 million
b) 50 million
c) 500 million
listen to the programme to find out the answer.

disease that affects many people around the world

take hold
become stronger and is difficult to stop

feeble or not very strong

great or significant

kicks in
starts to happen

the full amount of genetic information of something.

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covid one year on 6 minute english