Where Coronaviruses Come From
Where Coronaviruses Come From
EcoHealth Alliance President Peter Daszak speaks with The Scientist about how pathogens like 2019-nCoV jump species, and how to head off the next pandemic.
Where Coronaviruses Come From
Where Coronaviruses Come From

EcoHealth Alliance President Peter Daszak speaks with The Scientist about how pathogens like 2019-nCoV jump species, and how to head off the next pandemic.

EcoHealth Alliance President Peter Daszak speaks with The Scientist about how pathogens like 2019-nCoV jump species, and how to head off the next pandemic.

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Person-to-Person Spread of Novel Coronavirus Confirmed in China
Person-to-Person Spread of Novel Coronavirus Confirmed in China
Shawna Williams | Jan 21, 2020
The number of cases spikes as the World Health Organization plans an emergency meeting on containing the epidemic.
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.
Cause of Viral Pneumonia Outbreak in China Unknown
Cause of Viral Pneumonia Outbreak in China Unknown
Catherine Offord | Jan 6, 2020
Health authorities have ruled out the usual suspects, leading to fears that a novel virus is causing the infections in Hubei Province.
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.
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.
Moratorium on Gain-of-Function Research
Moratorium on Gain-of-Function Research
Jef Akst | Oct 21, 2014
In the wake of a handful of biosafety lapses at federal research facilities, the US government is temporarily halting funding for new studies aiming to give novel functions to influenza, SARS, and MERS viruses.
Scientists Confirm Bats Carry SARS
Scientists Confirm Bats Carry SARS
Tracy Vence | Oct 31, 2013
Whole-genome sequences for two novel coronaviruses from Chinese horseshoe bats are the most closely related to the severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus to date.
The Many Mysteries of MERS
The Many Mysteries of MERS
Tracy Vence | Sep 8, 2013
As researchers test a treatment for Middle East respiratory syndrome, the deadly coronavirus that causes it slowly reveals itself.