By Ben Wolford | Tue, 07/22/2014 - 09:19
The discovery of MERS virus fragments in a camel barn suggests the deadly disease is airborne, like the cold or the flu.
By Anthony Rivas | Mon, 12/02/2013 - 21:34
A family of three from the United Arab Emirates, including a pregnant mother, was recently infected by the MERS virus. The mother was able to give birth before she died from infection.
By Anthony Rivas | Mon, 09/09/2013 - 22:00
Scientists have discovered a way to make MERS coronavirus unable to grow, and have figured out how they can use it to create a vaccine for the deadly infection.
By Nsikan Akpan | Sun, 06/16/2013 - 15:42
Latest research reveals important differences in how the new MERS coronavirus and the SARS virus from 2003 afflict patients.
By Jonathan Weiss | Wed, 05/29/2013 - 11:06
As the new coronavirus spreads and infects more people, especially those who have traveled to Saudi Arabia, a formal name is finally given to the faceless killer.
By Ashik Siddique | Fri, 05/24/2013 - 19:55
Before the Hajj pilgrimage brings millions of Muslims to Mecca in October 2013, the WHO is assessing MERS-CoV health risk in Saudi Arabia, where the deadly coronavirus disease has infected 33 people.
By Christie Rizk | Fri, 05/24/2013 - 17:08
A mysterious illness that struck seven people in Alabama earlier this week has been determined to be a combination of cold and flu viruses.
By Christie Rizk | Thu, 05/23/2013 - 18:48
WHO officials say scientists worldwide should be sharing information on the recent spread of coronavirus, not looking to profit from their work.
By Ansa Varughese | Tue, 05/21/2013 - 10:08
The novel coronavirus has killed a Tunisian man and infected two of his adult children after their trip to Saudi Arabia.
By Susan Scutti | Thu, 05/16/2013 - 12:16
Two nurses in Saudi Arabia are added to the country's list of now 30 infected individuals.
By Nadia-Elysse Harris | Sat, 05/11/2013 - 14:27
French Health Minister Marisol Touraine announced Saturday that 3 of the 5 people suspected to have come in contact with coronavirus-infected patient do not have the disease.
By Ansa Varughese | Fri, 05/10/2013 - 10:39
On top of two more cases in Saudi, a potentially infected nurse was admitted to a hospital in Douai, northern France, the same hospital with the only confirmed case of the new coronavirus.