Friday, July 8, 2022

NEW: ‘My name is Spartacus’: COVID-19 Deep Dive Part I

There are five viruses in the genus Betacoronavirus that are known to infect humans: OC43, HKU1, SARS-CoV, MERS-CoV, and SARS-CoV-2. The alphacoronaviruses 229E and NL63 and the betacoronaviruses OC43 and HKU1 cause the common cold. SARS-CoV, MERS-CoV, and SARS-CoV-2 are not the common cold.