Coronavirus, Explained review: A cogent, concise explainer of the COVID-19 crisis

Originally, the series was about coronavirus in general (and not this specific coronavirus that has brought the world to a standstill), but after the pandemic came to light, the producers decided to focus on COVID-19. And mostly, it succeeds. It explores all that I mentioned above in a concise manner — around 26 minutes to be precise. © IE Online Media Services Pvt Ltd


Coronavirus The Netflix documentary series Coronavirus, Explained has you covered. But there is quite a bit of information about other infectious diseases as well, and how this outbreak compares to them. Narrated by JK Simmons with his characteristically deep and sort of comforting voice, there is only one episode from the series that is out yet. Click here to join our channel (@indianexpress) and stay updated with the latest headlines
For all the latest Entertainment News, download Indian Express App. 📣 The Indian Express is now on Telegram. There is a great use of hard, reliable data to explain, quite lucidly, everything about the topic. The coronavirus outbreak has spread across pretty much every country across the globe, and while the rate of infection is slowing down, experts believe we will not be completely out of danger until a vaccine is developed. Written by Kshitij Rawat
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Published: May 16, 2020 7:11:26 pm

Coronavirus, Explained is a spinoff of Netflix’s Explained docu-series. Overall, Coronavirus, Explained is a must-watch if you are unfamiliar with the topic or only have a superficial understanding. Wish to make sense of this virus called SARS-CoV-2, its origin, the disease it causes (called COVID-19), relief efforts surrounding it by governments, NGOs, individuals, the challenges and so on? (Photo: Netflix)
The world can be too overwhelming right now.