Coronavirus is not the exact name for the deadly virus that is spreading rapidly around the world. The term “coronavirus” includes a family of viruses that include SARS and MERS as well as some other minor viruses that affect the respiratory system. This disease is spread among humans and animals as well. The term “corona” comes from the Latin meaning ring, referring to the shape of this first virus in the microscope. While COVID-19 is the specific denomination of the virus that caused this epidemic. The acronym set by WHO stands for “coronavirus disease 2019,” or coronavirus disease 2019. The epidemic is a situation when a disease spreads rapidly among people. But it is at a lower rate compared to the pandemic. Governments in different countries are afraid of the virus becoming a pandemic.