Introduction to Coronavirus, SARS-CoV-2 and COVID-19

Derek Barry
By Derek Barry
Updated March 26 2020 - 5:17am, first published March 23 2020 - 12:41pm
Coronavirus get their name from the crown-like spikes seen on their surface with electron microscopy.

Note: the following information is from a lecture by Dr Anna Seale of the London School of Tropical Health and Medicine

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Derek Barry

Derek Barry

Editor, the North West Star

Editor of the North West Star Mount Isa since January 2016. Prior to that, an editor at several regional southern Queensland newspapers. Passionate about telling local stories. Comes with a strange accent to due an Irish accident of birth.