New coronavirus

This illustration, created at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, reveals the structure of the novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV), which was first discovered last year.

Q: How small is the coronavirus?

A: The SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus that caused a pandemic has an average diameter of 100 nanometers. The diameter varies from about 60 to 140 nanometers, according to research published by the U.S. National Library of Medicine and National Institutes of Health.

Geoff Sloan reports on business and breaking news in the Crossroads region. He received his Bachelor's in international relations with minors in journalism and French from Texas State University. Reach him at gsloan@vicad.com or @GeoffroSloan on Twitter.

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Geoff Sloan reports on business and breaking news in the Crossroads region. He received his Bachelor's in international relations with minors in journalism and French from Texas State University. Reach him at gsloan@vicad.com or @GeoffroSloan on Twitter.

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