One Weakness of SARS-CoV-2: It Has No Envelope

Enveloped vs. non-enveloped vs. quasi-enveloped viruses stated clearly.

The reason why severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) — that causes the pandemic coronavirus disease (COVID-19) — is destructible by soap and alcohol-based sanitizers is thanks to its enveloped.

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Shin Jie Yong

Shin Jie Yong


Aiming to improve scientific literacy in this age of information overload and mis/disinformation, especially on controversial and polarizing topics.