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                                                                                           Photo Credit: Alissa Eckert, MS; Dan Higgins, MAM

This illustration, created at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), reveals ultrastructural morphology exhibited by coronaviruses. Note the spikes that adorn the outer surface of the virus, which impart the look of a corona surrounding the virion, when viewed electron microscopically. A novel coronavirus virus was identified as the cause of an outbreak of respiratory illness first detected in Wuhan, China in 2019.

Novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV)

Tracking Coronavirus

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