An electron microscope image shows the coronavirus emerging from the surface of cells. Photo: HandoutAn electron microscope image shows the coronavirus emerging from the surface of cells. Photo: Handout
An electron microscope image shows the coronavirus emerging from the surface of cells. Photo: Handout

Coronavirus up to 20 times more likely than Sars to bind to human cells, study suggests

  • New strain appears to be more readily transmitted from human to human than Sars, Texas researchers find
  • Further studies needed to explore human host cells’ role in spread between people, the report says

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
An electron microscope image shows the coronavirus emerging from the surface of cells. Photo: HandoutAn electron microscope image shows the coronavirus emerging from the surface of cells. Photo: Handout
An electron microscope image shows the coronavirus emerging from the surface of cells. Photo: Handout
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