Clues to Long Covid

Oct 15, 2022

What causes Long Covid? A trio of scientists from around the globe strive to unravel the continuing covid conundrum plaguing our world. These feature illustrations visually summarize what may be triggering the persistent SARS-CoV-2 virus and its disabling symptoms.

This artworks paired with a news feature was used to report the drivers of Long Covid and its lingering effects. The main feature illustration showcases three mechanisms propelling the virus, and five associated symptoms. The topics are differentiated through the use of dichromatic color. The angular spiral positioned in the background leans into the feeling of complexity; While scientists have uncovered culprits of Long Covid, some questions are yet to be answered. This feature strives to inform Science readers of Long Covid breakthroughs through colorful, creative portrayal.

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