Last Updated: Thursday, September 19, 2013, 19:54
Two Saudis have died after contracting the MERS coronavirus, the health ministry said today, bringing the total number of fatalities from the SARS-like virus in the kingdom to 49.
Last Updated: Friday, August 23, 2013, 13:54
Researchers have uncovered components of the SARS coronavirus - which triggered a major outbreak of severe acute respiratory syndrome in 2002-03 - that allow it to take over host cells in order to replicate.
Last Updated: Wednesday, May 29, 2013, 13:22
The World Health Organization (WHO) has identified a new virus, similar to the dreaded Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) virus, and has termed it as a `threat to the entire world`.
Last Updated: Monday, May 13, 2013, 14:50
The World Health Organization has said that the novel coronavirus (NCoV) may be passed between people in close contact.
Last Updated: Wednesday, February 13, 2013, 19:36
Health experts in Britain believe the latest human transmission of a SARS-like virus that has infected 11 people worldwide, is the first indication that the respiratory illness can spread from person-to-person.
Last Updated: Thursday, September 27, 2012, 10:14
Following the discovery of a rare and deadly virus belonging to the same family as SARS virus in a 49-year-old Qatari man, WHO, urged health workers to immediately report acute respiratory infection cases.