Last Updated: Thursday, October 31, 2013, 09:30
Scientists said Wednesday they had found evidence that SARS-like coronaviruses can jump straight from a type of Chinese bat to humans without the need for an intermediary animal "host".
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: Saturday, July 27, 2013, 21:02
Saudi Arabia says one more man has died from a new respiratory virus related to SARS, bringing to 39 the number of deadly cases in the kingdom at the center of the growing outbreak.
Last Updated: Saturday, July 06, 2013, 13:36
Researchers have said that the deadly coronavirus that emerged last year, does not currently appear to be infectious enough to pose a global threat.
Last Updated: Friday, July 05, 2013, 17:13
The Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) which was first detected in Saudi Arabia last year does not have pandemic potential yet, according to a new study.
Last Updated: Thursday, June 20, 2013, 15:44
The new respiratory virus, MERS coronavirus, that originated in the Middle East is mostly spread in hospitals and appears more deadly than SARS, according to a new study.
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`.