Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome

Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome

SARS or Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome is a viral respiratory illness caused by a coronavirus - the SARS associated coronavirus (SARS-CoV) - which can be life-threatening.

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New compounds block the replication of coronaviruses and other disease-causing viruses

New compounds block the replication of coronaviruses and other disease-causing viruses

HKUST scientists provide leads for guiding research towards COVID-19 vaccine development

HKUST scientists provide leads for guiding research towards COVID-19 vaccine development

Clinical trial to evaluate safety, efficacy of remdesivir in adults with COVID-19 begins

Clinical trial to evaluate safety, efficacy of remdesivir in adults with COVID-19 begins

Scientists join forces to combat coronavirus outbreak

Scientists join forces to combat coronavirus outbreak

Harvard scientists will join forces with Chinese colleagues on coronavirus research

Harvard scientists will join forces with Chinese colleagues on coronavirus research

Coronavirus incubation period could be 27 days, longer than previously thought

Coronavirus incubation period could be 27 days, longer than previously thought

Is COVID-19 the dreaded ‘Disease X' scientists warned us about?

Is COVID-19 the dreaded ‘Disease X' scientists warned us about?

Coronavirus is deadlier than flu with seniors at highest risk

Coronavirus is deadlier than flu with seniors at highest risk

Study identifies new CoV responsible for the Wuhan outbreak

Study identifies new CoV responsible for the Wuhan outbreak

UT Southwestern scientists discover potential vulnerabilities in new coronavirus

UT Southwestern scientists discover potential vulnerabilities in new coronavirus

Coronavirus outbreak deaths near 1,700

Coronavirus outbreak deaths near 1,700

Effectiveness of travel bans to control infectious disease outbreaks is mostly unknown

Effectiveness of travel bans to control infectious disease outbreaks is mostly unknown

Facts vs. fears: Five things to help weigh your coronavirus risk

Facts vs. fears: Five things to help weigh your coronavirus risk

Coronavirus spread will remain under control and specific groups should not be stigmatized, urges microbiologist

Coronavirus spread will remain under control and specific groups should not be stigmatized, urges microbiologist

To fight Chinese outbreak, doctors deploy drugs targeting HIV, malaria and Ebola

To fight Chinese outbreak, doctors deploy drugs targeting HIV, malaria and Ebola

Study finds no evidence of intrauterine vertical transmission of COVID-19 infection

Study finds no evidence of intrauterine vertical transmission of COVID-19 infection

2019 coronavirus virus officially named COVID-19

2019 coronavirus virus officially named COVID-19

PolyU develops fully automated, rapid diagnostic platform for detecting respiratory infectious diseases

PolyU develops fully automated, rapid diagnostic platform for detecting respiratory infectious diseases

Australian scientists grow live coronavirus virus

Australian scientists grow live coronavirus virus

Coronavirus spread via aerosol raises concern as death toll rises

Coronavirus spread via aerosol raises concern as death toll rises