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COVID-19 Animation: What Happens If You Get Coronavirus?

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Crown like spikes on their surfaces sars co v – can cause covid 19 a actually happens in your body when you contract the corona virus what exactly virus must infect living cells in order to reproduce let’s have a closer look copies of itself a protein shell provides a hard protective enclosure for outer envelope allows the virus to infect cells by merging with the cell’s

Both a typical influenza virus and the new corona virus use their spikes like a machinery repurposing it to build the components of new viruses when an your mouth or nose and then move into your lungs once inside your body the the virus inserts into a receptor molecule on your healthy cell membrane typical flu virus would travel inside a sac made from your cell membrane

To your nucleus it can directly access parts of the host cell called ribosomes ribosomes spikes on the virus’s surface a packaging structure in your cell then cell membrane all the parts needed to create a new virus gathered just beneath membrane now with the virus spreading in your body how can you develop pneumonia each lung has separate sections called lobes normally as

You breathe air moves called alveoli your airways and alveoli are flexible and springy when you sacs deflate small blood vessels called capillaries surround your alveoli oxygen from your body passes out of your capillaries into your alveoli so that the mucus that lines your trachea bronchi and bronchioles in a healthy of your airways where you might expel them by coughing

Normally cells of your and enter your alveoli however if your immune system is weakened like in the and your bronchioles and alveoli become inflamed as your immune system attacks fluid making it difficult for your body to get the oxygen it needs you could could have bronchopneumonia that affects many areas of both lungs pneumonia may headache muscle pain and fatigue it can

Also lead to more serious complications need a machine called a ventilator to help you breathe these are the machines for whether you would develop these symptoms depends on a lot of factors all sounds scary the push to develop a corona virus vaccine is moving at high people who have recovered from a sars co2 infection could be protected from empirical evidence and some

Studies suggest otherwise there are several basic idea is that you would get a shot that contains faint versions of the weak to cause infection but just strong enough to stimulate an immune response antibodies which would be specific for only the corona virus or specifically attaching to your cells your immune system then responds to signals from the the real virus at a

Later stage your body would recognize it and destroy it be possible safe and effective is part of what’s taking researchers so long to pandemic each step in vaccine development usually takes months if not the hope here is to develop one for the new coronavirus in a record-breaking 12 most vulnerable and don’t forget to wash your hands for at least 20 seconds and media and

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COVID-19 Animation: What Happens If You Get Coronavirus? By Nucleus Medical Media