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Dr. Desiree Marshall, director of Autopsy and After Death Services for University of Washington Medicine, examines the preserved heart of a person who died of COVID-19 related complications, as she works in a negative-pressure laboratory, Tuesday, July 14, 2020, in Seattle. Seven months after the first patients were hospitalized in China battling an infection doctors had never seen before, countless hours of treatment and research are providing a much closer look at the new coronavirus and the lethal disease it has unleashed. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)

Profile of a killer: Unraveling the deadly new coronavirus

Jul. 15, 2020 4:17 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — What is this enemy? Seven months after the first patients were hospitalized in China battling an infection doctors had never seen before, the world’s scientists and citizens have reached an unsettling crossroads. Countless hours of treatment and research, trial and error now make it...