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May 07, 2014

May 07, 2014
Building in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia

WHO mission finds infection control gaps fueling MERS surge

As Saudi Arabia reports 28 new MERS cases, experts point up infection control issues in hospitals.

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.