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The reading room includes articles and videos of potential interest to consumers and medical professionals. The opinions expressed do not necessarily reflect the views of the NC Medical Board, its members and staff.

Why the Coronavirus is so confusing

The Atlantic
April 29, 2020
A guide to making sense of a problem that is now too big for any one person to fully comprehend.

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She discovered coronaviruses decades ago—but got little recognition

National Geographic
April 17, 2020
When June Almeida peered into her electron microscope in 1964, she saw a round, grey dot covered in tiny spokes. She and her colleagues noted that the pegs formed a halo around the virus—much like the sun’s corona.

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