NIH Record - National Institutes of Health
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March 4, 2022

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On the Cover

Drug treatment prevents La Crosse virus (LACV) from exiting the Golgi apparatus of the cell and prevents virus spread to other cells. Shown are the nucleus (cyan), medial Golgi (yellow) and LACV (multi-colored).

Durbadal Ojha, Jacqueline M. Leung & Karin E. Peterson, NIAID Rocky Mountain Laboratories

The NIH Record

The NIH Record, founded in 1949, is the biweekly newsletter for employees of the National Institutes of Health.

Published 25 times each year, it comes out on payday Fridays.

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