Covid 19 Chinese Vocabulary (Updated in 2022)

Covid 19 Chinese Vocabulary Updates

After the world has been through the pandemic for two years, several new terms came out such as vaccine pass. Therefore, I am writing this updated list for Covid-19 Chinese vocabulary (and hoping not to write an updated one for 2023).

Want to study any time anywhere? You can also download complete vocabulary list as PDF at the end of the blog post.

General Covid 19-Related Vocabulary

pandemicdà liú xíng大流行
epidemicyì qíng疫情
virusbìng dú病毒
variantbiàn zhǒng变种
quarantinegé lí隔离
contagiouschuán rǎn传染
infect/infectiongǎn rǎn感染
incubation periodqián fú qī潜伏期
testjiǎn cè检测
positiveyīn xìng阳性
negativeyáng xìng阴性
PCR testhé suān jiǎn cè核酸检测
rapid testkuài shāi快筛
test reportjiǎn cě bào gào检测报告
outbreak/Surgebào zēng暴增
spread/transmissionchuán bō传播
casesbìng lì病例
confirmed casequè zhěn bìng lì确诊病例
positive ratequè zhěn lù确诊率
mortality ratesǐ wáng lù死亡率
hospitalization ratezhù yuan lù住院率
controlkòng zhì控制
lockdownfēng chéng封城
herd immunityqún tǐ miǎn yì群体免疫
reopen the economyjīng jì chóng kāi经济重开
work from homezài jiā gōng zuò在家工作
video meetingshì xùn kāi huì视讯开会
remote learningyuǎn jù jiāo xué远距教学
WHOshì jiè wèi shēng zǔ zhī世界卫生组织
prevent/preventionyù fáng预防
hospitalyī yuàn医院
treat/treatmentzhì liáo治疗
dropletfēi mò飞沫
ventilationtōng fēng通风
diagnosezhěn duàn诊断
symptomszhèng zhuàng症状
recoverfù yuan复原

Symptom-Related Vocabulary

symptomszhèng zhuàng症状
sickshēng bìng生病
feverfā shāo发烧
coughké sòu咳嗽
sore throathóu lóng tòng喉咙痛
vomitǒu tù呕吐
nasal congestionbí sāi鼻塞
short of breathhū xī kùn nán呼吸困难
asymptomaticwú zhèng zhuàng无症状
respiratory infectionhū xī dào gǎn rǎn呼吸道感染
runny noseliú bí shuǐ流鼻水
pneumoniafèi yán肺炎
headachetóu tòng头痛
chilldǎ lěng zhàn打冷颤
diarrheafù xiè腹泻
fatiguepí láo疲劳
muscle achesjī ròu suān tòng肌肉酸痛
loss of taste or smellsàng shī wèi jué huò xiù jué丧失味觉或嗅觉

Prevention-Related Covid-19 Chinese Vocabulary

preventionyù fáng预防
maskkǒu zhào口罩
cloth maskbù kǒu zhào 布口罩
surgical maskyī liáo kǒu zhào医疗口罩
wear maskdài kǒu zhào戴口罩
vaccineyì miáo疫苗
proof of vaccineyì miáo zhèng míng 疫苗证明
vaccine passportyì miáo hù zhào疫苗护照
vaccine passyì miáo tōng xíng zhèng疫苗通行证
antibodykàng tǐ抗体
wash handsxǐ shǒu洗手
Don’t touch facebié mō liǎn别摸脸
social distanceshè jiāo jù lí社交距离
hand sanitizermiǎn xǐ xǐ shǒu yì免洗洗手液
disinfect/disinfectionxiāo dú消毒
disinfectant wipesxiāo dú shī jīn消毒湿巾
alcoholjiǔ jīng酒精

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