How does coronavirus kill? Clinicians trace a ferocious rampage through the body, from brain to toes


An invader’s impact In serious cases, SARS-CoV-2 lands in the lungs and can do deep damage there. But the virus, or the body’s response to it, can injure many other organs. Scientists are just beginning to probe the scope and nature of that harm. By Meredith WadmanJennifer Couzin-FrankelJocelyn KaiserCatherine Matacic, Science Mag in press