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COVID-19

As the world struggles to manage the COVID-19 pandemic, it remains challenging to sift through complex scientific and medical concepts related to the virus. As professional visual communicators with expertise in presenting the facts accurately and clearly, Artery Studios has created a series of visually-rich articles that explain important aspects of the disease. Things like what exactly is a virus, how does the virus affect the lungs, how does a ventilator work, etc? Knowledge can play a key role in our wellbeing during this difficult time.

WHAT IS A VIRUS?

Anatomy of COVID-19

The word “virus” derives from the Latin for “poison” – a fitting name for something that so effectively compromises life. A virus, also known as a virion particle, is essentially a tiny piece of genetic material surrounded by a protein shell called a nucleocapsid and often enveloped inside another shell of molecules...

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HOW DOES IT SPREAD?

Contracting COVID-19

The virus spreads from an infected person in respiratory droplets (from sneezing, coughing or spitting) or aerosolized vapour* (from breathing), and is inhaled into the upper respiratory area (nose/mouth/throat) of the recipient. Alternatively, it can enter the body via the mucous membranes of the mouth or nose...

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DOES IT HAVE AN 'AGENDA'?

How COVID-19 Replicates

The novel coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2) can be personified as having an ‘agenda’ of replicating itself. That process entails three phases: attachment; eclipse period (penetration, uncoating, replication of ‘building blocks’, assembly/maturation); and release of potentially thousands of new virions. A key step in virus replication is...

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