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Severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) is a viral respiratory illness caused by a coronavirus, called SARS-associated coronavirus (SARS-CoV). SARS was first reported in Asia in February 2003. Over the next few months, the illness spread to more than two dozen countries in North America, South America, Europe, and Asia before the SARS global outbreak of 2003 was contained.
Researchers find how bats remain immune to various infections

Researchers find how bats remain immune to various infections

Disease X: an unknown disease that could claim millions of lives

Disease X: an unknown disease that could claim millions of lives

Mathematical model shows the influence of human behavior on spread of infectious diseases

Mathematical model shows the influence of human behavior on spread of infectious diseases

Mystery 'disease X' warnings from WHO

Mystery 'disease X' warnings from WHO

Targeted vaccination can be successful in containing epidemic outbreaks

Targeted vaccination can be successful in containing epidemic outbreaks

New study explores how social contact patterns influence growth of epidemics

New study explores how social contact patterns influence growth of epidemics

New antiviral drug candidate effective against broad range of coronaviruses

New antiviral drug candidate effective against broad range of coronaviruses

New study reports long-term infectious disease trends in China after SARS outbreak

New study reports long-term infectious disease trends in China after SARS outbreak

Johns Hopkins researchers uncover mechanism in chikungunya virus that controls disease severity

Johns Hopkins researchers uncover mechanism in chikungunya virus that controls disease severity

Researcher develops innovative way to turn common surgical masks into virus killers

Researcher develops innovative way to turn common surgical masks into virus killers

New database of PCR primers enables effective detection and identification of RNA viruses

New database of PCR primers enables effective detection and identification of RNA viruses

Researchers create 2-for-1 vaccine that protects mice from MERS and rabies

Researchers create 2-for-1 vaccine that protects mice from MERS and rabies

Research shows enveloped viruses could survive on toys long enough to cause infection

Research shows enveloped viruses could survive on toys long enough to cause infection

New treatment protects mice from MERS infection

New treatment protects mice from MERS infection

WRAIR begins Phase 1 clinical trial to evaluate MERS vaccine candidate

WRAIR begins Phase 1 clinical trial to evaluate MERS vaccine candidate

U.S. has sufficient capacity for treating Ebola outbreak but financial, resource challenges remain as hurdle

U.S. has sufficient capacity for treating Ebola outbreak but financial, resource challenges remain as hurdle

Loyola presents Scientist of the Year awards

Loyola presents Scientist of the Year awards

New test identifies viruses that infect people and animals

New test identifies viruses that infect people and animals

Experimental MERS-CoV vaccine shows promise in monkeys and camels

Experimental MERS-CoV vaccine shows promise in monkeys and camels

Commission on Global Health Risk Framework for the Future holds first public meeting

Commission on Global Health Risk Framework for the Future holds first public meeting