An image of SARS-COV-2 virions infecting the cells that line the airways of our lungs. The image is taken at 1 micrometre magnification. (Image: Camille Ehre/The New England Journal of Medicine ©2020)

Horrifying Images Show How the Coronavirus Ravages Our Lungs

Here’s a closer look at the coronavirus that causes covid-19, courtesy of new research published in the New England Journal of Medicine Thursday. These images depicting the coronavirus en masse infecting human lung cells aren’t just for show either — they might just provide a hint as to why covid-19…