Last Updated: Thursday, June 05, 2014, 04:25
Researchers have said they found the first direct evidence that the potentially deadly Middle East respiratory virus, or MERS, jumps directly from camels to humans.
Last Updated: Saturday, May 03, 2014, 14:58
The recently emerged Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus (MERS-CoV) can be transmitted from camel to man, it has been found.
Last Updated: Tuesday, February 25, 2014, 15:46
A respiratory virus that has killed dozens of people, mainly in the Middle East, is widespread in camels and may be jumping directly from camels to humans, said a study Tuesday.
Last Updated: Tuesday, December 17, 2013, 13:59
Scientists have proved for the first time that the Middle East respiratory syndrome (MERS) virus that has killed 71 people can also infect camels, strengthening suspicions the animals may be a source of the human outbreak.
Last Updated: Tuesday, October 02, 2012, 18:57
Scientists have discovered an entirely new class of antibody in camels that is able to cross the blood-brain barrier and diffuse into brain tissue, a find that can improve drug delivery to the brain in Alzheimer`s disease.