Preprint: Fatal neuroinvasion of SARS-CoV-2 in mice

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Here, we show that in a widely used transgenic mouse model of COVID-19, lethality is invariably associated with viral neuroinvasion and the ensuing neuronal disease, while lung inflammation remains moderate.

BiorXiv preprint:  Fatal neuroinvasion of SARS-CoV-2 in K18-hACE2 mice is partially dependent on hACE2 expression



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** This post was originally published on July 24, 2021 **