The novel coronavirus, officially named SARS-CoV-2, is often compared to the flu, due to their overlap in symptoms. But when you take a closer look at how this newly discovered virus impacts the body, that comparison doesn’t seem to be totally accurate anymore.  Dr. Reynold Panettieri Jr., Rutgers Institute for Transitional Medicine and Science director, explains how COVID-19 can damage the lungs.  To read the full article.