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What is a pandemic? | CNBC Explains

CNBC International
News & Politics 5:52
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The novel coronavirus, now named COVID-19, was declared a pandemic on March 11, 2020. It is the sixth pandemic named in about a century. So when does a disease become a pandemic, and what does the designation mean for governments and markets? CNBC’s Tom Chitty explains.

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