Expert: Coronavirus Isn't 'Alive,' But Still Harms

“A virus commonly enters the mobile through a protein our cells have on their surface

Coronavirus

“A virus commonly enters the mobile through a protein our cells have on their surface area. COVID-19 — and SARS [significant acute respiratory syndrome] before that — use a protein identified as ACE2, which is on the surface area of the cells in our lung, throat and intestinal tract,”  Mendenhall explained.