Image of the Week

Last week it was a chemical weapons slideshow (here, if you missed it), so this week we thought we’d swing back to something closer to our  hearts – Ebola!

ebola_NIAID

This rather startling image from NIAID shows Ebola particles “shedding” from infected cells, illustrating that Ebola is just as frightening on a molecular level. The virus’ distinctive, filamentous morphology is clearly visible.

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