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As the World Health Organisation (WHO) explains, people often know the name of a disease, but not the name of the virus that causes the disease.

For example: HIV is a virus that causes AIDS; Rubeola is a virus that causes Measles.

is a generic term that includes a large family of viruses, similar to saying someone has the flu. SARS-CoV-2 is a specific virus that can cause COVID-19, a disease.

SARS - Severe Acute Respiratory Disease
CoV - Coronavirus
COVID-19 - the disease was identified and named in 2019

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Waterloo Region Public Health
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Positive Cases in Waterloo Region
Flattening Numbers (Rt) around Ontario

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Timeline of the COVID-19 pandemic