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3-D Reconstruction of Enterovirus 71

Caption: Purdue researchers created this three-dimensional reconstruction of enterovirus 71, which causes hand, foot and mouth disease and potentially fatal encephalitis. Researchers are reporting new findings about the structure of the virus, proposing a way to design an antiviral drug to treat the infection.

Credit: Department of Biological Sciences, Purdue University

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