Nature recently posted a fascinating article about how the coronavirus infects cells-- and why Delta is so dangerous.
The article features an animated SARS-Cov-2 cell, the stalks of the spike proteins waving as if they were in a parade ... There are several other illustrations to help explain this thing that has the world in it's thrall at the present moment.
It's a 15-minute read.
Scudellari, M. (2021, July 28). How the Coronavirus INFECTS cells - and why delta is so dangerous: Scientists are unpicking the life cycle of SARS-CoV-2 and how the virus uses tricks to evade detection. Nature News. https://doi.org/10.1038/d41586-021-02039-y