Ongoing coverage of the Middle Eastern Respiratory Syndrome virus
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Scientists have isolated a human immune protein that fights the MERS virus in mice.
No obvious changes in the MERS virus account for its rapid spread in South Korea.
Thirty people have MERS virus in the South Korean outbreak, including China’s first case.
The air in a Saudi Arabian camel barn holds genetic fragments of MERS, a new study shows.
An experimental drug that shuts down construction of virus-making factories could become a new weapon against MERS.
Two health care workers who reportedly fell ill with flulike symptoms after coming in contact with a patient suffering from MERS have tested negative for the virus, according to health officials.
Two Florida hospital employees have reportedly fallen ill with flulike symptoms after coming in contact with a patient suffering from MERS.
A second health care worker has been diagnosed with MERS coronavirus in the United States.
As the number of MERS cases increases, researchers race to learn more about the deadly virus carried by camels.