Scientists at the University of California in San Francisco found that the virus SARS-CoV-2, which causes the disease COVID-19, for infection of the body uses tentacle appendages, which allows infection to spread quickly. This publication reports The Financial Times, referring to the scientific journal Cell.
study Leader, Professor Nevan Krogan explained that “sinister” filament strikes the shell of the cells, and the infection is transmitted from one cell to another.
the scientists Also found that the cells of the human body after the infection, like “zombie”, carry out all instructions of the virus. This is very unlike all known infections.
the finding suggests that to combat the coronavirus, a new type can be used medicinal drugs intended for the treatment of cancer.
According to the international statistical Bureau Worldometer, since the beginning of the pandemic coronavirus COVID-19 in the world was 10 066 178 cases 500 539 people died, has been discharged from hospital after successful treatment 5 451 479 patients, reports the newspaper “Izvestia”.