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In recent history, we have witnessed the emergence of several different life-threatening viruses. In addition to causing serious public health concerns around the globe, they have been responsible for significant human morbidity and mortality. Modern life that entails uncurtailed travel of humans and goods means that initially localized outbreaks may pose a risk of transmission anywhere in the world.
MERS virus that causes harmless cold in camels can be fatal for humans

MERS virus that causes harmless cold in camels can be fatal for humans

Clinical trial begins enrollment to test safety of experimental MERS treatments

Clinical trial begins enrollment to test safety of experimental MERS treatments

Researchers explore whether MERS-CoV is a threat for Africa

Researchers explore whether MERS-CoV is a threat for Africa

Mystery 'disease X' warnings from WHO

Mystery 'disease X' warnings from WHO

Innovate UK funds new, economic vaccine to halt spread of 'zoonotic' infectious diseases

Innovate UK funds new, economic vaccine to halt spread of 'zoonotic' infectious diseases

Edinburgh Research & Innovation announces new AIMday programme to tackle challenges of infectious diseases

Edinburgh Research & Innovation announces new AIMday programme to tackle challenges of infectious diseases

Cryo-electron microscopy helps analyze infection mechanisms of coronaviruses in detail

Cryo-electron microscopy helps analyze infection mechanisms of coronaviruses in detail

WRAIR begins Phase 1 clinical trial to evaluate MERS vaccine candidate

WRAIR begins Phase 1 clinical trial to evaluate MERS vaccine candidate

New case of MERS CoV confirmed in Thailand, other states in WHO South-East Asia Region cautioned to remain vigilant

New case of MERS CoV confirmed in Thailand, other states in WHO South-East Asia Region cautioned to remain vigilant

New vaccine shows promise against Middle East respiratory syndrome in dromedary camels

New vaccine shows promise against Middle East respiratory syndrome in dromedary camels

WHO and the Government of Saudi Arabia work together to care for health issues of hajj pilgrims

WHO and the Government of Saudi Arabia work together to care for health issues of hajj pilgrims

Experimental MERS-CoV vaccine shows promise in monkeys and camels

Experimental MERS-CoV vaccine shows promise in monkeys and camels

Two-step regimen of experimental MERS vaccines show promise in mice

Two-step regimen of experimental MERS vaccines show promise in mice

American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine publishes overview of MERS-CoV outbreak in Korea

American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine publishes overview of MERS-CoV outbreak in Korea

Purdue University-led study could lead to better treatments for people infected with MERS virus

Purdue University-led study could lead to better treatments for people infected with MERS virus

Planning for first clinical trial of MERS-CoV vaccine candidate now underway

Planning for first clinical trial of MERS-CoV vaccine candidate now underway

Key lessons from Middle East Respiratory Syndrome outbreak in South Korea

Key lessons from Middle East Respiratory Syndrome outbreak in South Korea

Public health experts outline strategies for managing MERS-CoV outbreak

Public health experts outline strategies for managing MERS-CoV outbreak

WHO, the Republic of Korea announce joint mission to combat MERS-CoV

WHO, the Republic of Korea announce joint mission to combat MERS-CoV

The Lancet publishes new Seminar on MERS

The Lancet publishes new Seminar on MERS