Word of the Day (anomaly)-06APR20

Word of the Day (anomaly)-06APR20

Today’s “Word of the Day” is anomaly and it is a noun meaning “something different, abnormal, unusual; oddity, peculiarity, deviation, aberration, exception”.

Example Sentence: According to Johns Hopkins University, Germany had more than 92,000 infections as of midday Saturday, more than any other country except the U.S., Italy and Spain. But with 1,295 deaths, Germany’s fatality rate stood at 1.4% compared with 12% in Italy; around 10% in Spain, France and Britain; 4% in China; and 2.5% in the United States. “There has been talk of a German anomaly,” said Hendrik Streeck, director of the Institute of Virology at the University Hospital Bonn.

This word is present in today’s The Hindu International page article The mystery of low German COVID-19 fatality rates and click here to read it.

Courtesy: The Hindu

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