Organoids suggest COVID-19 virus can infect human brain cells -- MEDICA - World Forum for Medicine

Organoids suggest COVID-19 virus can infect human brain cells

02.07.2020

Image: 'Mini-brain' bioengineered from human stem cells; Copyright: Center for Alternatives to Animal Testing (CAAT), Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

'Mini-brain' bioengineered from human stem cells. The ball is about one third of a millimeter and contains about 30,000 cells. The cell nuclei are blue. The SARS-CoV-2 virus is stained red, indicating that a small fraction of brain cells carries a large number of virus particles.

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Image: pathology at MEDICA trade fair; Copyright: Messe Düsseldorf