Science Art: Colorized transmission electron micrograph of Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) virus particles (orange) found near the periphery of an infected cell (green).

Scientific illustration of SARS virus particles, a kind of coronavirus
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Scientific illustration of SARS virus particles, a kind of coronavirusClick to embiggen

A snapshot of SARS virus particles – the coronavirus responsible for Sudden Acute Respiratory Syndrome – taken at Fort Detrick, Maryland, the military lab where the strain used in the 2001 anthrax attacks came from.

There’s a lot of bad lungs behind this picture, is what I’m saying here. Even though those things look like happy little suns rolling down a green hillside.

Credit should go to the NIAID Integrated Research Facility, part of the National Interagency Biodefense Campus.