A new virus is spreading in China: BBC News Review

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A new virus is spreading in China. Learn English vocabulary about this news story in BBC News Review.

International concern is growing about a new virus that has spread rapidly across China. Several people have died and authorities have confirmed it can be spread person-to-person with hundreds infected so far. Watch this!

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The story:
A fourth person has died in China from a new virus that has spread rapidly across the country. The 89-year-old man is the latest victim of the illness that causes a type of pneumonia. Authorities have now confirmed it can be spread person-to-person with 200 infected so far.

Vocabulary:
human-to-human
from one person to another person
• Travel increases the risk of human-to-human transmission.
• Human-to-human transfer is not thought to be likely.
on alert
ready to react quickly to a difficult situation
• Maria was on alert for the baby’s birth.
• Rob is always on alert for biscuits!

convene
arrange a meeting or gathering
• The department head convened a meeting to discuss redundancies.
• The politicians convened to debate the new legislation.

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34 Comments
  1. Thu Hà Nguyễn says

    video này không có phụ đề à ad ơi

  2. Omar Smith says

    Fake

  3. Species 443764 Breen says

    Garbage reporting

  4. Dinesh Birendra says

    China ?????? cant you eat vegitables

  5. THANANSAYAN BALACHANDRAN says

    It is not a real BBC news so i am not subscribing to that

  6. Syed Fazlullah says

    Excellent news & English Channel.

  7. #Sid and Divi show says

    Tysm for the information.

  8. Maria Clara says

    Estou perdida! Alguém me ajuda a traduzir?

  9. 小太郎ちゃま可愛い says

    It is not “China virus “??

  10. huong nguyen says

    on alert is at home right

  11. huong nguyen says

    it's a nice view. i love you so much jojina

  12. Amal Mohammad says

    I am on a lart for starting my online final exam ?❄

  13. Nam Truong Hoang says

    This channel is so helpful for me, thanks you so much.

  14. April Zhang says

    The name for that is COVID-19, PLEASE!

  15. sir shakir hussain says

    I really appreciate my heart have you any WhatsApp group about English learning please reply me thank you

  16. Stu Kipa says

    The world is fooled by WHO.

  17. Anonymous Surname says

    0:14 0:20

  18. Alex Braz says

    I learn a lot with news review. Hugs from Brazil

  19. Anh Nguyễn says

    I am on alert for my assignments ?

  20. Elsa Benitez says

    I love this channel. It informed about this pandemic in January

  21. Stephen Ganan says

    Ms.Georgina is not in sync with the conventional format of BBC News Review. Mostly the presenters in BBC Learning English maintain certain level of humor throughout their shows and have a bonding with their co-host. [7:54]

  22. Sk Unlimited Gags says

    It’s coronavirus… Covid-19

  23. AKMOON LIGHT says

    China itself is a virus to the whole planet!Let's get rid of this "virus"!

  24. Arafat Husein says

    REGARDLESS THE AGE GEORGENA LOOKS LIKE BARBY. ?

  25. Khaled Khatar says

    Convene , On alerte, Human-to -human

  26. عامر حامد says

    I want to learn English language,please

  27. Adriana rodrigues says

    I love this chanel????

  28. Nezrin Kerimova says

    Why didn't you give subtitle ?

  29. Lolo Lolo says

    I was listening to this episode and I've never thought that will happen in my country.. Today I am listening while I'm in the quarantine.. OMG ??

  30. Jürgen H. says

    Uhhhh learning english this isn't learning english

  31. Yijia Wang says

    i think the cover content is misleading. it's not "China virus". Can u change the picture???

  32. Cristina Nieto Molina says

    I love this channel I always learnt a lot with you! thank you 🙂

  33. Магистр мейс винду says

    Можно краткий перевод плиз?

  34. Vinicius Fiocco says

    well, got to say BBC helped me a lot though all these years learning a second language

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