What does swine flu look like?

If you have been following all the major news reports, such as the ones on the BBC then you will have probably have been bombarded  with images of a spherical virus with lots of spikes, as an image of what swine flu looks like. This would not be entirely correct. The first high resolution electron microscopy images of the swine flu virus have been released which show that the virus is not spherical but rahter oblong in shape, as shown in the image below.

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  1. #1 by BENHGY WHITE on February 19, 2010 - 12:57 am

    THE PICTURE DOESN’T SHOW UP!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  2. #2 by peanutbutter on February 22, 2010 - 4:50 pm

    Yes, I am not sure it required more than twenty exclamation marks, however you are correct, the picture I linked to annoyingly no longer exists.

  3. #3 by Jack on September 21, 2011 - 7:08 am

    Please make the picture come UP!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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