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Mar 12, 2013

Mar 12, 2013

Saudi Arabian death marks 15th novel coronavirus case

(CIDRAP News) – A 39-year-old Saudi Arabian man died on Mar 2 of a novel coronavirus (NCoV) infection, marking the world's 15th case and 9th death from the mysterious virus, the World Health Organization (WHO) announced today.

May 03, 2013

May 03, 2013

Three more Saudi coronavirus cases raise worries

Saudi Arabian officials and the World Health Organization (WHO) reported three more novel coronavirus (nCoV) cases today in the same area of Saudi Arabia as seven cases reported yesterday, raising worries about possible person-to-person transmission.

May 23, 2013

May 23, 2013

Limits on use of samples said to delay MERS-CoV efforts

(CIDRAP News) – World Health Organization (WHO) officials and others at the World Health Assembly (WHA) complained today that restrictions on the use of virus samples are delaying the investigation of Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV), according to news service reports.

Jul 03, 2013

Jul 03, 2013
H7N9 Lab Worker

New H7N9 studies yield pathogenicity clues

Chinese researchers put the virus though its paces in a host of laboratory tests.

Jul 11, 2013

Jul 11, 2013

News Scan for Jul 11, 2013

WHO MERS-CoV count
Mild H7N9 cases
Effects of pneumococcal vaccine
New virus in dolphin

Aug 08, 2013

Aug 08, 2013

News Scan for Aug 08, 2013

Airborne H7N9
H7N9 ancestry
MERS home care advice
Smallpox vaccine for Europe

Oct 30, 2013

Oct 30, 2013
Horseshoe bat

Close relative of SARS virus found in Chinese bats

The findings support the hypothesis that the SARS virus originated in bats.

Nov 21, 2013

Nov 21, 2013

News Scan for Nov 21, 2013

Saudi MERS death
Dengue in New York
H7N9 clusters
Rotavirus vaccine and seizures
Polio in China
Metapneumovirus in nursing homes

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