An older adult sits on a couch while looking at a laptop.
Electronic microscope image of the novel coronavirus isolated from a patient. The virus is shown emerging from the surface of cells cultured in the laboratory.
Sonja Rasmussen
Ira Longini, Ph.D.
Sonja Rasmussen
An illustration of a mutating virus.
Female doctor measuring temperature of African American man with infrared thermometer while visiting him at home during coronavirus pandemic.
The coronavirus spike protein (shown in gray) as bound to host receptor A-C-E-2 (cyan). Mutations in omicron are shown in blue. Modeling suggests that the innate immune response protein L-L-R-C-1-5 (orange) interacts with sites mutated in omicron.
Map of Earth.