Person-to-Person Spread of Novel Coronavirus Confirmed in China
Person-to-Person Spread of Novel Coronavirus Confirmed in China
The number of cases spikes as the World Health Organization plans an emergency meeting on containing the epidemic.
Person-to-Person Spread of Novel Coronavirus Confirmed in China
Person-to-Person Spread of Novel Coronavirus Confirmed in China

The number of cases spikes as the World Health Organization plans an emergency meeting on containing the epidemic.

The number of cases spikes as the World Health Organization plans an emergency meeting on containing the epidemic.

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One Dead in Pneumonia Outbreak from New Coronavirus in China
One Dead in Pneumonia Outbreak from New Coronavirus in China
Amy Schleunes | Jan 13, 2020
Scientists release a draft genome of the virus that has been identified in 41 patients.
New Coronavirus Identified in Central China Pneumonia Outbreak
New Coronavirus Identified in Central China Pneumonia Outbreak
Shawna Williams | Jan 9, 2020
The virus, which has sickened at least 59 people, does not appear to transmit easily between humans.
Image of the Day: Going Viral
Image of the Day: Going Viral
Sukanya Charuchandra | Jul 11, 2018
Scientists have found a previously unknown virus in Myanmar.
Why Bats Make Such Good Viral Hosts
Why Bats Make Such Good Viral Hosts
Katarina Zimmer | Jun 1, 2018
The bat version of the STING protein helps dampen the mammals' immune response to infection, researchers have found.
Bats Identified as Source of Pig-Killing Coronavirus in China
Bats Identified as Source of Pig-Killing Coronavirus in China
Jim Daley | Apr 4, 2018
The virus caused an outbreak that began in Guangdong Province and left nearly 25,000 piglets dead. 
Bats a Major Global Reservoir of Coronaviruses
Bats a Major Global Reservoir of Coronaviruses
Diana Kwon | Jun 12, 2017
Understanding the patterns of diversity in bat-hosted viruses may help researchers better predict when and where outbreaks may occur.
Experimental MERS Treatments Target Host Cell Receptor
Experimental MERS Treatments Target Host Cell Receptor
Ashley Yeager | Mar 30, 2017
Researchers are searching for ways to prevent the coronavirus from attaching to DPP-4 receptors, blocking it from invading and replicating within host cells.
MERS Vax Tested in Camels
MERS Vax Tested in Camels
Anna Azvolinsky | Dec 17, 2015
Scientists conduct the first MERS-CoV vaccine trials in camels and provide viral lineage evidence of camel-to-human transfer.
Lab-Made Coronavirus Triggers Debate
Lab-Made Coronavirus Triggers Debate
Jef Akst | Nov 16, 2015
The creation of a chimeric SARS-like virus has scientists discussing the risks of gain-of-function research.