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Researchers Produce Alpaca Antibodies Using Yeast
Catherine Offord | Feb 13, 2018
With multiple applications in biomedicine, the antibodies can now be made quickly, cheaply, and without the need for an alpaca or one of its relatives.
MERS Research Outpaced by Outbreaks
Amanda B. Keener | Jun 18, 2015
Questions about the transmission and pathogenesis of Middle East respiratory syndrome remain as the coronavirus spreads.
Camels’ Role in MERS Contagion Questioned
Jenny Rood | Jan 15, 2015
A study suggests that transmission of the Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus from camels to humans is poor.
The Year in Pathogens
Molly Sharlach | Dec 28, 2014
Ebola, MERS, and enterovirus D68; polio eradication efforts; new regulations on potentially dangerous research
Tracy Vence | Jul 22, 2014
Researchers detect traces of the Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus in the air of a barn housing an infected camel.
MERS Double Publication?
Jef Akst | Jun 11, 2014
Two papers on the same Middle East respiratory syndrome victim hint at uncouth scientific competition and possible laboratory contamination, plus illuminate potential issues within the Saudi Arabian health ministry.
Toward Stopping MERS Spread
Tracy Vence | Apr 30, 2014
Independent teams culture the Middle East respiratory system coronavirus and identify human antibodies that could inform therapies.
MERS Common in Camels
Rina Shaikh-Lesko | Feb 25, 2014
Study suggests many camels in Saudi Arabia are infected with the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome coronavirus at some point in their lives.
Bats a Source of MERS?
Kate Yandell | Aug 23, 2013
A fragment of viral RNA isolated from an Egyptian tomb bat matches viral RNA isolated from the first human victim of the novel coronavirus.