This illustration, created at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), reveals ultrastructural morphology exhibited by coronaviruses. Note the spikes that adorn the outer surface of the virus, which impart the look of a corona surrounding the virion, when viewed electron microscopically. A novel coronavirus, named Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2), was identified as the cause of an outbreak of respiratory illness first detected in Wuhan, China in 2019. The illness caused by this virus has been named coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19).
April 23, 2020

U-M releases resource guide for nonprofits seeking public assistance

Michigan News Contact: Jeff Karoub, jkaroub@umich.edu ANN ARBOR—A new resource guide developed by the University of Michigan’s Youth Policy Lab offers timely information for Michigan nonprofits providing emergency response services as a result of COVID-19.