Friday, June 7, 2013

World Health Assembly May 2013: Global Overview of an Emerging Novel Coronavirus #MERS-CoV

World experiencing evolving emergence of two exceptional new virus infections
  • Avian influenza A(H7N9) 
  • Novel coronavirus - Termed Middle east Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus (MERS CoV) 
Unrelated viruses
Both highly pathogenic
Both considered to have potential to evolve

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