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Hamilton scientists studying SARS-like coronavirus – Ravalli Republic


Hamilton scientists studying SARS-like coronavirus
Ravalli Republic
SARS, or severe acute respiratory syndrome, is also caused by a coronavirus and killed more than 900 people in several countries and sickened more than 8,000 other patients. The coronavirus is a nightmare for scientists because it can spread rapidly

Posted on 20 September 2014 | 12:56 am

Science on Tap talk to focus on deceptive characteristics of coronaviruses – Purdue Newsroom


Science on Tap talk to focus on deceptive characteristics of coronaviruses
Purdue Newsroom
WEST LAFAYETTE – Andrew Mesecar, Purdue University's Walther Professor of Cancer Structural Biology, will discuss the deceptive characteristics of coronaviruses and the quest for drugs that could defeat them during next week's Science on Tap. The talk …

Posted on 17 September 2014 | 2:52 pm

US Pig Farm Samples Positive for Porcine Delta Corona Virus Now 382 – ThePigSite.com


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US Pig Farm Samples Positive for Porcine Delta Corona Virus Now 382
ThePigSite.com
US – No new positive results for Porcine Delta Corona virus (PDCoV) have been detected in the US for a second week, so the total number of positive samples so far remains at 382 from pig farms in 17 states. For the latest weekly report – for the week

Posted on 15 September 2014 | 8:29 am

New coronavirus cases discovered – Saudi Gazette


New coronavirus cases discovered
Saudi Gazette
ABHA – The Ministry of Health announced Friday that it had registered two new coronavirus cases, bringing the total number of infected patients to 729 since August 2012. The first case was discovered in Taif. The patient, a 43-year-old male, is still

Posted on 13 September 2014 | 9:12 pm

Indian Dies of MERS Coronavirus in Saudi Arabia, Family Refuses to Claim Body – NDTV


NDTV

Indian Dies of MERS Coronavirus in Saudi Arabia, Family Refuses to Claim Body
NDTV
Riyadh: An Indian worker has died in Saudi Arabia after contracting Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) coronavirus and his family is reluctant to repatriate the remains back home amid fears that they might get infected if they came in contact with
Indian worker dies of MERS corona virus in Saudi; family refuses to claim bodyEconomic Times
MoH warns of risks of contracting MERS-CoV from camelsArab News
Mers: Saudis in push to keep Hajj free from deadly virusBBC News
CIDRAP -Odisha Sun Times
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Posted on 13 September 2014 | 12:25 pm

First Case of Porcine Coronavirus in Ecuador – teleSUR English


teleSUR English

First Case of Porcine Coronavirus in Ecuador
teleSUR English
The World Organization for Animal Health (OIE) confirmed on Monday that a first case of swine coronavirus had been detected in the city of Cotopaxi, in the south east of Ecuador. The piglets affected belonged to a commercial farm, according to the

Posted on 11 September 2014 | 2:39 am

Hometown U: Keeping up with a coronavirus expert – Alaska Dispatch


Hometown U: Keeping up with a coronavirus expert
Alaska Dispatch
In fact, until Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome — yes, another coronavirus — emerged in southern China in 2002 to infect about 8,000 and kill almost 800 people in 37 different countries, scientists thought all a coronavirus could do to a human is

Posted on 7 September 2014 | 5:22 pm

DOH: Filipino nurse with MERS-CoV arrived in PH – Rappler


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DOH: Filipino nurse with MERS-CoV arrived in PH
Rappler
MANILA, Philippines (UPDATED) – Another overseas Filipino worker (OFW) infected with the MERS Coronavirus arrived in the Philippines, the health department said on Wednesday, September 3. Health Secretary Enrique Ona said in a press briefing …
OFW nurse tested with Corona virus (MERS-CoV) arrives in the PhillippinesThe Centrio Times
OFW tested with Corona virus arrivedManila Standard Today
DOH: Mers-Cov patient confined at Davao hospitalSun.Star
Saudi Gazette -Philippine Star -GMA News
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Posted on 3 September 2014 | 6:30 am

How MERS jumped from bats to humans—and whether other viruses might, too – Ars Technica


Ars Technica

How MERS jumped from bats to humans—and whether other viruses might, too
Ars Technica
Middle Eastern Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) is a viral respiratory illness that is caused by the coronavirus MERS-CoV, and it currently has a 36 percent fatality rate in humans. Research suggests that MERS-CoV most likely originated in bats and was then …
Researchers reveal transmission rate of MERS coronavirusNews-Medical.net
Transmission Rate for Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus Studies HCPLive
Study finds little spread of MERS-CoV in Saudi householdsCIDRAP
Yahoo News UK
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Posted on 26 August 2014 | 5:05 pm

Marmosets may help humans fight deadly coronavirus – Science AAAS


Science AAAS

Marmosets may help humans fight deadly coronavirus
Science AAAS
An animal model that closely mimics a disease in humans gives a huge boost to researchers attempting to combat it. But those developed to date for Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV), which has caused nearly 900 cases of disease …
Remember MERS? Scientists Want Treatments to be Ready, Unlike EbolaTIME
Scientists finally find a good MERS animal model, but marmosets a mixed blessingNews1130

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Posted on 21 August 2014 | 7:02 pm

Coronavirus – Yahoo News Search Results

New coronavirus cases discovered

The Ministry of Health announced Friday that it had registered two new coronavirus cases, bringing the total number of infected patients to 729 since August 2012.

Posted on 14 September 2014 | 12:00 am

Coronavirus under control, claims official

Dr. Tawfiq Khoja, director general of the Executive Bureau of Gulf Health Ministers Council, said that the Saudi Health Ministry command and control center (CCC) contributed substantially in bringing down the number of MERS cases. Meanwhile, Makkah Emir Prince Mishal Bin Abdullah, who is also chairman of the Central Haj Committee, Tuesday launched the national media awareness campaign for Haj …

Posted on 10 September 2014 | 12:00 am

Pinay nurse from Saudi Arabia tested negative for Mers-Cov

THE Filipino nurse who was initially tested positive for Middle East Respiratory Syndrome–Coronavirus (Mers-Cov) in Saudi Arabia was found negative of the disease in the country, health officials said Friday. In a press briefing, Department of Health (DOH) spokesperson Dr. Lyndon Lee Suy said that they have been told that the confirmatory tests done with the patient, identified only as nurse "AP …

Posted on 5 September 2014 | 7:39 am

DOH: Filipino nurse tests negative for MERS

MANILA, Philippines (2nd UPDATE) – After days of further testing and confirmation, the health department on Friday, September 5, said the Filipino nurse who recently came home from Saudi Arabia is negative for the MERS Coronavirus. "The good news is it's negative," Department of Health (DOH) Spokesperson Lyndon Lee Suy said in …

Posted on 5 September 2014 | 4:15 am

DOH still waiting for nurse’s MERS test result from Saudi

MANILA, Philippines – While waiting for the result of its own examination, the health department has yet to get hold of the official test result of the Filipino nurse who reportedly tested positive for the MERS Coronavirus in Saudi Arabia. " Yung nilalakad dun [sa Saudi Arabia], makakuha ng …

Posted on 4 September 2014 | 8:16 am

DOH: Mers-Cov patient confined at Davao hospital

THE second case of the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome–Coronavirus (Mers-Cov) in the country is now confined at the Southern Philippines Medical Center in Davao City, said the Department of Health (DOH). In a press conference in Manila on Wednesday, Health Secretary Enrique Ona said a 37-year-old nurse identified only as "AP" is presently confined at the hospital along with her family, which …

Posted on 3 September 2014 | 7:26 am

DOH: Filipino nurse with MERS-CoV arrived in PH

MANILA, Philippines (UPDATED) – Another overseas Filipino worker (OFW) infected with the MERS Coronavirus arrived in the Philippines, the health department said on Wednesday, September 3. Health Secretary Enrique Ona said in a press briefing Wednesday that two female nurses from Dammam, Saudi Arabia, arrived in the Philippines via a Saudi Airlines …

Posted on 3 September 2014 | 5:11 am

MERS: Low transmissibility, dangerous illness

The MERS coronavirus has caused disease outbreaks across the Arabian Peninsula and spread to Europe several times. The severe pneumonia virus has claimed the lives of several hundred people since its discovery in 2012. For a long time, scientists have been puzzled over how easily the pathogen spreads from human to human. An international team of researchers has now come to the conclusion that …

Posted on 30 August 2014 | 5:03 pm

Researchers reveal transmission rate of MERS coronavirus

The MERS coronavirus has caused disease outbreaks across the Arabian Peninsula and spread to Europe several times. The severe pneumonia virus has claimed the lives of several hundred people since its discovery in 2012.

Posted on 29 August 2014 | 3:57 pm

MERS Virus Doesn't Spread Easily in Households, Study Suggests

The deadly virus called Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus, or MERS-CoV, spreads among people within households at a lower rate than seasonal flu viruses, a new study suggests. The researchers tested the family members of 26 MERS patients, and found that only 12 of the 280 relatives living with the infected people had also probably been infected, judging from the antibodies in their …

Posted on 28 August 2014 | 3:46 pm