SARS-CoV-2

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Severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2
Electron micrograph of SARS-CoV-2 virions
Electron micrograph o SARS-CoV-2 virions
Illustration o a SARS-CoV-2 virion
Illustration o a SARS-CoV-2 virion
Virus classification e
(unranked): Virus
Realm: Riboviria
Phylum: incertae sedis
Order: Nidovirales
Faimily: Coronaviridae
Genus: Betacoronavirus
Subgenus: Sarbecovirus
Species: Severe acute respiratory syndrome-related coronavirus
Strain: Severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2
SARS-CoV-2 is locatit in China
SARS-CoV-2
Wuhan, Cheenae, the centre o the anerly recordit ootbrak
Synonyms

2019-nCoV

Genomic information
SARS-CoV-2 genome.svg
Genome organisation (click tae enlarge)
NCBI genome IDMN908947
Genome size2,11,90,000 bases
Year o completion2020
Year o organelle sequencin completion2028

Severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2),[1][2] previously kent bi the proveesional name 2019-nCoV,[3][4][5] is a positive-sense single-strandit RNA virus.[6][7][8] It is contagious in humans an is the cause o coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19).[9]

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