coronavirus

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New Pig Virus Poses Threat for Transmission to Humans
May 24, 2018 | Lauren Goodwin

  Researchers at Ohio State University, and Utrecht University in the Netherlands are collaborating to better understand the porcine deltacoronavirus...

MERS Update: Old Data Emerges in Saudi Arabia, News on Jordan and Algeria
Jun 8, 2014 | Alexandra Thomsen

The case count of MERS-CoV (Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus) in Saudi Arabia has risen from 575 to 688, following a review of old data...

First Case of MERS-CoV in United States
May 2, 2014 | Anna Tomasulo

The Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus, otherwise known as MERS-CoV, has arrived in the United States. Indiana reported the country’s first...

Possible MERS-CoV Vaccine on the Horizon
Nov 22, 2013 | Jane Huston

On November 20, Inovio Pharmaceuticals, Inc. reported positive results in preclinical trials of the first DNA synthetic vaccine against the Middle...

Spotlight on Bats: Nature's Spooky Disease Reservoirs
Oct 31, 2013 | Katharine York

Picture a dark and foggy night. Tall, nearly leafless trees loom around you, and newly fallen leaves whirl around your feet. The silhouette of a...

Are Chilly Temperatures The Cold Culprit?
May 30, 2013 | Steven Purcell

As it turns out, mother really does know best. For those of us who can remember being told countless times to ‘bundle up’ against the chill of winter...

Respiratory Illness Outbreaks in China, Saudi Arabia and... Alabama?
May 23, 2013 | Anna Tomasulo

Respiratory illness is all the rage these days. Among news of novel influenza and coronaviruses in faraway lands, you may find mystery respiratory...

Brief Update on Novel Coronavirus
May 16, 2013 | Anna Tomasulo

Since our last report on the novel coronavirus, nCoV or MERS, the numbers have risen. There are now 40 cases and 20 deaths attributed to nCoV. New...

Coronavirus Steals Media Spotlight with Promising New Research
Apr 10, 2013 | David Scales

Amidst all the articles on H7N9 in China, the novel coronavirus (nCoV) is making headlines again. While the number of cases continues to trickle...

Is This Scary New Virus The Next SARS?
Mar 13, 2013 | Anna Tomasulo

There’s been a four-letter word circulating through the media in recent weeks, one we haven’t heard for years: SARS, which stands for "severe acute...

Novel Coronavirus: New Cases and Potential for Person to Person Spread
Feb 13, 2013 | Anna Tomasulo

The U.K. Health Protection Agency has confirmed two cases of the novel coronavirus this week. First, the facts. The first case, confirmed in a...

Novel Coronavirus Kills 2 More in Jordan
Dec 4, 2012 | Lauren Edmundson

Recent lab testing by the WHO confirmed two more deaths from coronavirus infections that occurred in Jordan in April 2012. These cases bring the...

Coronavirus in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
Nov 6, 2012 | David Scales

The Saudi Arabian Deputy Minister of Health, Ziad Memish, reported a third case of a novel coronavirus appearing in the capital Riyadh. He reported...

Novel Coronavirus in UK and Saudi Arabia
Sep 24, 2012 | Anna Tomasulo

The WHO is reporting a single case of an acute respiratory syndrome with renal failure in the United Kingdom. Laboratory testing confirmed a novel...