SARS

Severe acute respiratory syndrome

Recent News

Jun 29, 2017

News Scan for Jun 29, 2017

CDC flu recap
Hot pepper Salmonella
World Bank pandemic bonds
Yemen cholera outbreak
MERS, SARS antiviral
Apr 05, 2017
Bat in cave

Researchers find novel bat coronaviruses, akin to MERS, SARS

Genetic analysis of a virus from Uganda revealed that it is 87% identical to MERS-CoV.

Jan 27, 2017

News Scan for Jan 27, 2017

Yellow fever spike in Brazil
2017 priority diseases
MERS case in health worker
Sep 28, 2016

News Scan for Sep 28, 2016

H5N1 in Nigeria
Florida dengue case
Novel coronavirus
Mar 15, 2016

Coronavirus Scan for Mar 15, 2016

SARS-like virus in bats
More Saudi MERS cases
Feb 09, 2016

Gloomy assessment underpins UN panel's health crisis advice

The panel's concern was fueled by the threat of an airborne virus spread more easily than Ebola.

Dec 11, 2015

News Scan for Dec 11, 2015

Drugs in food animals
R&D readiness priorities
Zika risk level
Cholera in Tanzania
Nov 13, 2015
Coronavirus

Study notes MERS, SARS virus shedding similarities

Scientists find that the timing and intensity of MERS virus shedding is similar to SARS.

Nov 10, 2015

Coronavirus Scan for Nov 10, 2015

Saudi MERS research project
SARS-like virus's human adaptability
Copper against coronavirus
Oct 15, 2015

News Scan for Oct 15, 2015

Countermeasures for emerging disease
More cuke Salmonella
H5 in Nigeria, Gaza
Invasive mosquitoes
Super-spreading events

Resources & Literature

Recent Literature

Lin XD, Wang W, Hao ZY, et al. Extensive diversity of coronaviruses in bats from China. Virology 2017 (published online Apr 3)

Sheahan TP, Sims AC, Graham RL, et al. Broad-spectrum antiviral GS-5734 inhibits both epidemic and zoonotic coronaviruses. Sci Transl Med 2017 (published online Jun 28)

Xiao S, Li Y, Wong TW, et al. Role of fomites in SARS transmission during the largest hospital outbreak in Hong Kong. PLoS One 2017 Jul 20;12(7):e0181558

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