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9780981243931

What is Coronavirus? How It Infects, How It Spreads, and How to Stay Safe

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  • ISBN13:

    9780981243931

  • ISBN10:

    0981243932

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2021-08-01
  • Publisher: Firewater Media Group
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Summary

What Is Coronavirus? The coronavirus pandemic can be scary and hard to understand for both young reader and adults! This book explains the SARS-CoV-2 virus, the diseases it causes, and the right steps to keep people safe and stop the spread. Readers also learn about past pandemics and how they ended, offering an optimistic outlook for the future. In these pages, readers explore questions like: • What are viruses? • How do viruses change? • Where did SARS-CoV-2 come from? • How does SARS-CoV-2 infect the cells? • What happens when a person gets COVID-19? • What are scientists doing to help? • How can people stay safe? Written in plain-language, answers to these questions provide readers with context for a complicated issue. For parents and students looking for straight answers to tough questions and a tool to sort fact from fiction, What Is Coronavirus? fights the mystery—and fear—surrounding SARS-CoV-2.

Author Biography

Research Scientist and Expert in Virology & Cell Biology Camilly de Mello has over ten years experience in the field of Virology, mainly working with pharmacology, pharmacokinetics, pharmacodynamics, drug discovery, in vitro alternative methods, RNA and DNA viruses, pre-clinical research, cell culture, and bioreactors. Virologist with PhD in inactivation of viral peptides (Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, UFRJ). Held its post doctoral experiences in viral immunology and pre-clinical assays - using natural and synthetic substances against HSV and HIV (Federal Fluminense University, UFF) and nanostructures (Federico II University, Naples, Italy). As associate researcher develop nanostrucures to be used as cargo or biosensors with potential as antiviral. Sabbithry Persad is the author of Where Do Recyclable Materials Go?, Operation: Reuse It! and We Can Reduce: Precycle It! She lives in Orlando, Florida.

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