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‘Devastatingly’ effective coronavirus captured in image of cell

Westlake Legal Group devastatingly-effective-coronavirus-captured-in-image-of-cell 'Devastatingly' effective coronavirus captured in image of cell fox-news/science fox-news/health/infectious-disease/coronavirus fox news fnc/science fnc da1ad32f-3f20-58c1-a7ae-bd355eb1a1c2 Christopher Carbone article

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One trait that makes SARS-CoV-2, or the novel coronavirus, scary is the fact that it’s very good at taking over a host’s cellular machinery for its own purpose.

The high-resolution image below, captured by Elizabeth Fischer, the head of Rocky Mountain Laboratory’s (RML’s) Electron Microscopy Unit, was taken with a classic scanning electron microscope. Fischer has also captured visuals of the coronavirus that causes Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS).

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Westlake Legal Group sarscov2-close-up 'Devastatingly' effective coronavirus captured in image of cell fox-news/science fox-news/health/infectious-disease/coronavirus fox news fnc/science fnc da1ad32f-3f20-58c1-a7ae-bd355eb1a1c2 Christopher Carbone article

SARS-CoV-2, the novel coronavirus, is seen above. (Rocky Mountain Laboratories, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, Hamilton, MT)

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Those orange-brown folds and squiggles are part of a single cell’s surface that has been infected with SARS-CoV-2, or COVID-19.

The SARS-CoV-2 particles are the small, blue spheres emerging from the cell surface.

According to the National Institutes of Health (NIH), the image depicts a process known as “viral shedding” whereby viral particles are released from a dying cell.

“This image gives us a window into how devastatingly effective SARS-CoV-2 appears to be at co-opting a host’s cellular machinery: just one infected cell is capable of releasing thousands of new virus particles that can, in turn, be transmitted to others,” Francis Collins of the NIH wrote in a blog post.

These types of detailed images help scientists further their understanding of the deadly virus, which has infected more than 3 million people worldwide, including 1 million people in the United States.

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“By capturing many shots of the coronavirus using the arsenal of microscopes available at RML and elsewhere, researchers are learning more every day about how SARS-CoV-2 enters a cell, moves inside it, and then emerges to infect other cells,” Collins added.

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