13 March 2013
From a public-health standpoint, it will be important to learn whether
human cases of hCoV-EMC — so far largely centred on the Middle East —
are caused by occasional jumps from animal reservoirs, or whether the
virus has adapted and is now a distinct human virus spreading between
people. The answer could dictate whether control measures should focus
on human-to-human transmission or on transmission from livestock.
Full Article: http://www.nature.com/news/receptor-for-new-coronavirus-found-1.12584