Coronavirus far more likely than Sars to bond to human cells, scientists say

//Coronavirus far more likely than Sars to bond to human cells, scientists say

Coronavirus far more likely than Sars to bond to human cells, scientists say

The new coronavirus has an HIV-like mutation that means its ability to bind with human cells could be up to 1,000 times as strong as the Sars virus, according to new research by scientists in China and Europe.The discovery could help to explain not only how the infection has spread but also where it came from and how best to fight it.Scientists showed that Sars (severe acute respiratory syndrome) entered the human body by binding with a receptor protein called ACE2 on a cell membrane. And someā€¦

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