How the new coronavirus stacks up against SARS and MERS

For the third time since around 2003, a coronavirus has jumped from animals to people

2019-nCoV transmission electron micrograph

A new coronavirus called 2019 novel coronavirus, or 2019-nCoV, (seen here in a transmission electron micrograph) is spreading in China. It is similar to both SARS and MERS.

Courtesy: IVDC, China CDC via GISAID

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