Why fighting the coronavirus depends on you

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If we can slow the virus down, it could save hundreds of thousands of lives.
Read more about the Covid-19 coronavirus pandemic at vox.com/coronavirus
In March 2020, the World Health Organization officially classified Covid-19, the disease caused by the novel coronavirus, as a pandemic. That means the disease no longer constitutes just an outbreak or even an epidemic; the coronavirus has now spread around the world, and will continue to reach into other countries and communities.
That’s in part because of how contagious the virus is. When you’re infected with the flu, it takes about two days before you start to show symptoms. But coronavirus symptoms take an average of five to six days to appear, so it’s easy to spread well before you notice that you’re feeling sick. Many people are spreading it while going about their daily lives as usual.
The risk is that once coronavirus starts to spread in a community, about 20% of cases are severe and may require hospitalization. As those cases multiply, hospitals can fill up quickly. And people with severe cases of COVID-19 who can’t receive proper medical attention are at a much higher risk of dying.
Ideally, we would be able to stop the virus from spreading entirely. We can’t do that right now. What we can do is slow it down, so that the severe cases get spread out over a longer period of time, and hospitals are less likely to be overwhelmed on any given day. And that’s where each one of us comes in. The best way to slow down the spread is for everyone - healthy, sick, young, old - to limit social contact as much as possible, immediately. This is called social distancing, and it only works if enough of us do it. But if we do, it could mean the difference between the life and death of someone you know.
Read more on Vox:
How social distancing and “flattening the curve” works: bit.ly/3aOlHM8
The math behind social distancing: bit.ly/3a78wG8
The rules of social distancing: bit.ly/2xDoZnb
How does the coronavirus outbreak end? Your biggest questions answered: bit.ly/39YzlfG
How has the coronavirus pandemic impacted your life? Share to help Vox’s reporting: bit.ly/2vBunqA
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  1. Vox
    Vox
    14 dögum síðan

    How has the coronavirus pandemic impacted your life? Share to help Vox’s reporting: bit.ly/2vBunqA

    1. VuNu Xbuku
      VuNu Xbuku
      Degi Síðan síðan

      I'm not going to school for some time and im also more closed in because of it, also the coronavirus doesn't exist

    2. doni654321
      doni654321
      2 dögum síðan

      it hasnt, i dont have a lot of friends so i dont go out much. my life seems normal lol but its bad that people are dying

    3. Juxian Iván Luo Zhang
      Juxian Iván Luo Zhang
      4 dögum síðan

      CoronaVOX

    4. Square Circle
      Square Circle
      5 dögum síðan

      SARS-COV-2 Virus that causes COVID-19... it's back

    5. Dante Olino
      Dante Olino
      7 dögum síðan

      There is a similar video of this in the Philippines, translated to Filipino. Is this the same video?

  2. Gee Wiz
    Gee Wiz
    14 klukkustundum síðan

    If only Trump had the mental capacity to understand this.... 🤦‍♂️

  3. alisuo toko
    alisuo toko
    18 klukkustundum síðan

    A very powerful video

  4. Zion Sky
    Zion Sky
    Degi Síðan síðan

    So vox is in the pockets as well then.

    1. alisuo toko
      alisuo toko
      18 klukkustundum síðan

      🔥🔥🔥 a tough fight 1:45 💟🥊💞 👇 👇 👇 👇 👇🔥

  5. Dopamine
    Dopamine
    Degi Síðan síðan

    This is a time where you can be a lazy unproductive person without feeling guilty 😂

  6. Keats Flores
    Keats Flores
    Degi Síðan síðan

    Even the introverts gettin’ antsy by now 🙃

  7. BOSUN 보선
    BOSUN 보선
    Degi Síðan síðan

    I want to stay home but my school will start after 1 week.

  8. NiggassaggiN
    NiggassaggiN
    Degi Síðan síðan

    Uh uh don’t blame it on us

  9. Richard Kim
    Richard Kim
    Degi Síðan síðan

    Fault information on Korea which has totally different reason of many confirmed cases to that of Italy and China. Please check and revise the story which is not true.

    1. alida flus
      alida flus
      Degi Síðan síðan

      greetings from bosnia! Our teachers played this in class to show to us that we can slow it down and that we have no reason to panic. Thanks again for making this video (:

  10. I Tell You What Podcast
    I Tell You What Podcast
    Degi Síðan síðan

    Now I get to stay home all day and build forts.

    1. alida flus
      alida flus
      Degi Síðan síðan

      Green land is still not infected

  11. Dudley Westerland
    Dudley Westerland
    Degi Síðan síðan

    Vox still suxs

  12. Richard Ball
    Richard Ball
    Degi Síðan síðan

    Well done with the graphics. Hope this goes better in the coming weeks...

  13. Diane Davis
    Diane Davis
    Degi Síðan síðan

    God help us all !!

  14. anthony roberts
    anthony roberts
    Degi Síðan síðan

    What I find interesting in the south there taking all baby wipes, my girlfriends sister said she couldn’t find any for her 3 month old , employees told me there taking 4 to 7 packs of baby wipes. Sad so sad grown ups taking from baby’s.

  15. mixio hili
    mixio hili
    Degi Síðan síðan

    A pandemic where my only job is by practicing social distancing? It's like I was made for this.

  16. Rough collies
    Rough collies
    Degi Síðan síðan

    Trump should have to watch this!

    1. mixio hili
      mixio hili
      Degi Síðan síðan

      is probably 85% full or more at any normal moment.

  17. Bala krishna
    Bala krishna
    Degi Síðan síðan

    Anyone need weed for social distance...😂😂😂

  18. Hersel Olmos
    Hersel Olmos
    Degi Síðan síðan

    Gas this like comment allat

  19. Takeru Xs
    Takeru Xs
    Degi Síðan síðan

    Thank you all from Vox team, to break this down so everyone of us can understand how covid19 works and what we as an individual can do to slow it down. Kindly share this video with your family and friends. Anyone of us, your friends or family might be part of the 20% who will need to be hospitalized.

  20. ХХХ AMATЕUR SЕХ VIDЕO - СLIСК НЕRЕ
    ХХХ AMATЕUR SЕХ VIDЕO - СLIСК НЕRЕ
    2 dögum síðan

    🔥🔥🔥 a tough fight <a href="#" class="seekto" data-time="105">1:45</a> 💟🥊💞 👇 👇 👇 👇 👇🔥

  21. DANIEL KABOUL
    DANIEL KABOUL
    2 dögum síðan

    💎

  22. Pulkit Jain
    Pulkit Jain
    2 dögum síðan

    I just love Vox videos. The way these people animate, research and explain things is unmatchable. Keep up the good work :D

  23. Aryan John
    Aryan John
    2 dögum síðan

    All governments including China, US and Australia failed to respond to Coronavirus epidemic adequately. We knew four types of Coronaviruses causing common cold in people for many years. We didn’t learn from SARS Coronavirus in 2002 to 2003 epidemic that killed about 800 out of 8000 infected people. Again in 2012, MERS Coronavirus which killed over 900 of about 2500 cases appeared to be more deadly. Finally, the lack of cooperation between governments in 2019 resulted in a much greater disaster where the whole world experienced loss of health and life and a huge loss of jobs and money. So far 26000 death in about 550,000 cases worldwide. When will these governments start working together to fund a war against Coronavirus for the benefit of people instead of spending people’s money for political wars?

  24. Suspicious Duck
    Suspicious Duck
    2 dögum síðan

    Mmmmm, tasty battu soupe

  25. SG _1130
    SG _1130
    2 dögum síðan

    Green land is still not infected

  26. Slitker
    Slitker
    2 dögum síðan

    greetings from bosnia! Our teachers played this in class to show to us that we can slow it down and that we have no reason to panic. Thanks again for making this video (:

  27. alida flus
    alida flus
    2 dögum síðan

    “This was a warning to other countries” The US: I’m gonna pretend I didn’t see that

  28. Larry Tyler
    Larry Tyler
    2 dögum síðan

    I heard ice cold beer and strippers can prevent the Virus. Is that true?

  29. AMC2283
    AMC2283
    2 dögum síðan

    Big Brother tells you there's a plague, there's a plague. Big Brother tells you Oswald acted alone, Oswald acted alone. Big Brother tells you skyscrapers implode when set on fire, they implode when set on fire.

    1. alida flus
      alida flus
      2 dögum síðan

      It's my brother's b-day today. It's a Friday. Is he going out? No Is he having a party? No Is he inviting A friend to our house? No If he's self-isolating, then u should, too. 😉

  30. ashwater skydust
    ashwater skydust
    2 dögum síðan

    Now is a good time not to kiss your family or strangers. Depends on the stranger. Depends on the family and if they're alive. Depends on you, really.

  31. Walter Sheens
    Walter Sheens
    2 dögum síðan

    Virus problem would have been history now with little death and money loss.had the president (and governors) been livestock farmers, they'd done the drastic/complete shutdown on day 1 and would have known to isolate the sick.

  32. Halaqa
    Halaqa
    2 dögum síðan

    The hospital in the picture is unrealistic. The reality is that hospitals are already pretty full, even up to 98% during normal routine years in places like Italy. Your average hospital is probably 85% full or more at any normal moment.

  33. RedRaine
    RedRaine
    2 dögum síðan

    what we do doesn't matter. We just have to put our trust in Greenland to save us all. Trust me I played super realistic germ game

  34. Bk AllDay
    Bk AllDay
    2 dögum síðan

    I know son didnt say..."Its not if you get it, its when". Im dead 😂😂

  35. harish sharma
    harish sharma
    2 dögum síðan

    China have solution for this virus 🦠, let’s see how long it will take to reach in the market for everyone 😡😡

  36. Ertan Fişek
    Ertan Fişek
    2 dögum síðan

    China must pay for the countries!!!Eu had said so many times to ban wildlife hunting to china but they didnt lissen to eu!!!

  37. the protagonist
    the protagonist
    2 dögum síðan

    What I'm worried about is the weird symptom where people with Covid-19 feel the sudden urge to get on a plane.

  38. Rainbow Macaron
    Rainbow Macaron
    2 dögum síðan

    STAY AT HOME THEN. IF YOU ARE DEAD, TALKING ABOUT HUMAN RIGHT IS NONSENSE.

  39. John Wick
    John Wick
    3 dögum síðan

    China has done it months ago, nobody listens.

  40. A M
    A M
    3 dögum síðan

    And that is why I don't order delivery or go through drive thru. Pulled out my college instinct and am eating again at home only. This time out of safety

  41. Anti 5ocial
    Anti 5ocial
    3 dögum síðan

    Everybody thinks they are in the 80%

  42. Adrian
    Adrian
    3 dögum síðan

    Yes it's a great idea and all, but you have people partying cough cough Nashville cough cough and some people who literally luck airport toilet seats

  43. Shan Hu
    Shan Hu
    3 dögum síðan

    It's my brother's b-day today. It's a Friday. Is he going out? No Is he having a party? No Is he inviting A friend to our house? No If he's self-isolating, then u should, too. 😉

  44. yroohj gouy
    yroohj gouy
    3 dögum síðan

    make it. If you want to know more i am keeping a video diary on my channel. Matteo, an 18 year old kid from Livorno, Italy

  45. Lorenzo Castillo
    Lorenzo Castillo
    3 dögum síðan

    Why don’t all the healthy young people give it to each other and pass it while we shelter and distance the elderly and at risk?

    1. Valen Goksir
      Valen Goksir
      3 dögum síðan

      Too hard

  46. Miguel Serrano
    Miguel Serrano
    3 dögum síðan

    I have hearing difficulties and mostly I can do to understand these videos is to turn on the captions, but your videos has some really awesome illustrations and animations that can easily be understood. Thank you for the infos!

    1. yroohj gouy
      yroohj gouy
      3 dögum síðan

      Flatten the curve

  47. Gerald Christopher Okochi
    Gerald Christopher Okochi
    3 dögum síðan

    The usa passed everyone 85k cases and new york has about 9mln ppl

  48. bla bla
    bla bla
    3 dögum síðan

    the oresedent got sneez on n still good im pretty sure his not the only one

  49. OtakuLeveledUp
    OtakuLeveledUp
    3 dögum síðan

    80% just mild PNEUMONIA. That sounds rough.

  50. MissMoon111
    MissMoon111
    3 dögum síðan

    <a href="#" class="seekto" data-time="170">2:50</a>

  51. Matthew Gregory
    Matthew Gregory
    3 dögum síðan

    China got to be careful and stop this virus stuff

  52. David Jimenez
    David Jimenez
    4 dögum síðan

    And when are we going to demand China to take responsibility for this?

  53. Prasun
    Prasun
    4 dögum síðan

    I never knew social distancing meant being slapped by police because I went out to buy food. I never knew lockdown meant full power for police to govern how and where I move even if I'm a healthy 20yr old who hates human contact anyway.. the gov and media outlets are confused withing themselves.

  54. Batman
    Batman
    4 dögum síðan

    Respect to the translators! Thanks!

  55. xoobo vola
    xoobo vola
    4 dögum síðan

    Government: social distancing Me, who was at home for 2 weeks straight before: ok

  56. Katie Meg
    Katie Meg
    4 dögum síðan

    Hi, I would like to provide subtitles in Georgian language as self-isolation remains a huge problem in my country! how can I do that? link in BIO seems broken

    1. xoobo vola
      xoobo vola
      4 dögum síðan

      India is under lock down for 21 days, 1.3 billion people are practising social distancing here, I hope that we don't mess this, because it could be much worse here.

  57. Rudolf Bronkhorst
    Rudolf Bronkhorst
    4 dögum síðan

    How are we going to flatten the baby tsunami in curve in December

  58. Orael Agadres
    Orael Agadres
    4 dögum síðan

    Bravo!

  59. Desiree Holloway
    Desiree Holloway
    4 dögum síðan

    Wow! I really love that mindset “In order to stop the virus you and everyone else needs to behave like they already have it” it makes the whole concept of “social distancing” understandable. This type of mind set needs to be spread around. Hope news outlets start to express the importance of isolation this way. I totally get it now. Thanks! ...guess I’ll be skipping kicking it with my bf tomorrow...oh well. Its for the best!👍

  60. Mark Silla
    Mark Silla
    4 dögum síðan

    I've had a dry cough for the past two days and I'm getting better. I don't know if it is coronavirus, but I don't want to get an unnecessary test because I'm already feeling well. But I'm in isolation and I feel like I've already watched ISpulse entirely

  61. The Guy
    The Guy
    4 dögum síðan

    Flatten the curve

  62. mayank deshmukh
    mayank deshmukh
    4 dögum síðan

    China lied people died.

  63. Myth
    Myth
    4 dögum síðan

    It's about time extroverts tried having a taste of our world of 'social distancing' for a change XD

    1. Luke Goli
      Luke Goli
      2 dögum síðan

      Myth Yes, like me. 😊

  64. Kaitzu Lo
    Kaitzu Lo
    4 dögum síðan

    Everyone is wearing mask in China and South Korea to prevent the spread of virus..but people in US and UK are not. It's important to mention this.

  65. Marco Joselino Magtabog
    Marco Joselino Magtabog
    4 dögum síðan

    panic buying 99% not guaranteed buy now

  66. Jerry Aguilar
    Jerry Aguilar
    4 dögum síðan

    <a href="#" class="seekto" data-time="136">2:16</a> North Korea is white-free from the virus

  67. Huong Tran Thi Thu
    Huong Tran Thi Thu
    4 dögum síðan

    In VietNam, we believe the government Depending on young or old, all of both can stay at home. when we go out, we force to wearing mask, wash our hands too

  68. daisy wang
    daisy wang
    4 dögum síðan

    The coronavirus is so horrible, to protect ourselves infect from it, please stay at home as possible as we can , if you really need to go out, please wear a face mask. Just received some masks from ojomask.

  69. Juxian Iván Luo Zhang
    Juxian Iván Luo Zhang
    4 dögum síðan

    CoronaVOX

  70. Will Vandermeer
    Will Vandermeer
    4 dögum síðan

    Me and my friends had this 2 months ago! Atleast 20 people i know including states away had the same thing. Fever and or cough, I had a fever of 103-104 for a week. All around December to February .. all came negative for the flu etc and couldn't say what it was and just a respiratory infection... lies by the media

  71. Tarty 23
    Tarty 23
    4 dögum síðan

    Can there be a Spanish audio version? I want to share this to my parents but I want them to verbally hear it

  72. Alankar Joey
    Alankar Joey
    4 dögum síðan

    India is under lock down for 21 days, 1.3 billion people are practising social distancing here, I hope that we don't mess this, because it could be much worse here.

  73. WMV Gaming
    WMV Gaming
    4 dögum síðan

    I have been social distancing since the age of 11, if anyone wants any tips and tricks call me now on 555-givememoney.

  74. ХХХ AMATЕUR SЕХ VIDЕO - СLIСК НЕRЕ
    ХХХ AMATЕUR SЕХ VIDЕO - СLIСК НЕRЕ
    4 dögum síðan

    🔥🔥 this video deserves to be in trending <a href="#" class="seekto" data-time="81">1:21</a> 🔥🖤💞 👇 👇 👇 👇💖

  75. sarlacc's takeworm
    sarlacc's takeworm
    4 dögum síðan

    Thank you so much for doing what you can to educate us voc!! (Subscribe)

  76. okow tina
    okow tina
    4 dögum síðan

    Government: social distancing Me, who was at home for 2 weeks straight before: ok

  77. _Ursieminor_
    _Ursieminor_
    4 dögum síðan

    This virus is still being spread and rapidly spreading so fast that the map is already outdated one week later. This is sad, we are horrible..... animals.

    1. okow tina
      okow tina
      4 dögum síðan

      Please tell this to the Swedish government and state experts who are recommending the government to keep business as usual. I don't know who will be right in the end but

  78. Radu Tutulea
    Radu Tutulea
    4 dögum síðan

    The coronavirus got in my country romania

  79. Michael Henne
    Michael Henne
    5 dögum síðan

    This is a great piece of work by Vox. There really is no greater weapon against an invisible threat like this than good, clear information. With all the media at our fingertips nowadays, it can get a bit muddled, so I really appreciate what a great presentation this was. If anything, SPREAD THIS VIDEO AROUND! Good work guys! Thank you.

  80. Henry Thymian
    Henry Thymian
    5 dögum síðan

    This video went VIRAL!

    1. Henry Thymian
      Henry Thymian
      5 dögum síðan

      I was just so tempted.