|Severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2|
|Electron micrograph o SARS-CoV-2 virions|
|Illustration o a SARS-CoV-2 virion|
|Species:||Severe acute respiratory syndrome-related coronavirus|
|Strain:||Severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2|
|Wuhan, Cheenae, the centre o the anerly recordit ootbrak|
Genome organisation (click tae enlarge)
|NCBI genome ID|
|Genome size||29,903 bases|
|Year o completion||2020|
Severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2), previously kent bi the proveesional name 2019-nCoV, is a positive-sense single-strandit RNA virus. It is contagious in humans an is the cause o coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19).
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