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English: This illustration, created at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), reveals ultrastructural morphology exhibited by the 2019 Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV). 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. This virus was identified as the cause of an outbreak of respiratory illness first detected in Wuhan, China.
Italiano: Questa illustrazione, creata dai Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), rivela la morfologia ultrastrutturale mostrata dal "2019 Novel Coronavirus" (2019-nCoV). Si notino i chiodini che costellano la superficie esterna del virus e che gli conferiscono l'aspetto di una corona che circonda il virione, vista al microscopio elettronico. Questo virus è stato identificato come la causa di un'epidemia di affezioni respiratorie registrate per la prima volta a Wuhan, in Cina.


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