Here are the terms you should know in order to search for information on the coronavirus pandemic:
This is the type of virus that has caused diseases like SARS, COVID-19, and the common cold.
"Novel" means this particular coronavirus is a newly identified one.
Severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2.
This is the name of the specific virus that causes COVID-19.
Coronavirus disease 2019.
This is the name of the disease caused by the virus.
An epidemic of infectious disease across continents.
See also: A Very Short Introduction to Pandemics.