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Aug 05, 2013

Aug 05, 2013

News Scan for Aug 05, 2013

MERS cluster profiled
Polio vaccination in Israel
H5N3 detected in Taiwan
H5N1 in Nepal, India

Mar 27, 2013

Mar 27, 2013

Novel coronavirus lab studies hint at wide tissue susceptibility

(CIDRAP News) – Experiments by Hong Kong researchers to gauge the susceptibility of several human and animal cell lines to novel coronavirus (NCoV) found signs that it can infect a broad range of tissues, which might shed light on the disease's seemingly high mortality rate.