By Anthony Rivas | Thu, 10/31/2013 - 18:53
For years, scientists have tried to determine exactly where the SARS pandemic that swept the world came from. A new study now finds that Chinese horseshoe bats could have been the source.
By Samantha Olson | Tue, 07/16/2013 - 17:42
The FDA authorized a test to detect a mysterious viral disease spreading in the Middle East. The CDC made an emergency request for the test in order to protect the U.S. the potential threat.
By Elijah Wolfson | Sat, 06/22/2013 - 09:23
With Ramadan on the horizon, the World Health Organization has gathered experts together for a three-day meeting in Cairo to determine official recommendations for travelers; in the meanwhile, Saudi Arabian officials confirmed another death due to MERS.
By Samantha Olson | Thu, 06/20/2013 - 15:02
An international team of doctors has found that the MERS virus not only spreads easily between people, but also within hospitals.
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 Susan Scutti | Fri, 05/31/2013 - 17:20
Italy joins list of countries affected by Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus.
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 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.
By Sabrina Bachai | Wed, 05/08/2013 - 12:57
France sees its first case of the coronavirus.
By Jonathan Weiss | Tue, 05/07/2013 - 11:40
With the World Health Organization's reports of more deaths and infections in Saudi Arabia, it suggests vigilance but no restrictions.
By Amber Moore | Thu, 12/13/2012 - 19:24
A novel SARS-like coronavirus that killed five people in the Middle East has the ability to infect cells of animals like bats and pigs.
By Amber Moore | Sat, 12/01/2012 - 11:24
The World Health Organization on Friday confirmed two new deaths due to the novel coronavirus taking the total death toll to five.
By Amber Moore | Sat, 11/24/2012 - 10:37
Four more people have been infected with the new coronavirus, bringing the total to six, said the World Health Organization.