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coronaviruses are species in the genera of virus belonging to one of two subfamilies Coronavirinae and Torovirinae in the family Coronaviridae, in the order Nidovirales. coronaviruses are enveloped viruses with a positive-sense RNA genome and with a nucleocapsid of helical symmetry. The genomic size of coronaviruses ranges from approximately 26 to 32 kilobases, extraordinarily large for an RNA virus.

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The disease, which is caused by a coronavirus, was first identified in Saudi Arabia in 2012 and has since spread to 26 other countries.
"Corona virus was new and there was no treatment known, no preventive methods as well as no diagnosis and medicine. So we did some research about it by collecting samples and sent them to specialised centres around the globe and collaborated with ...

scientists have warned that Sub-Saharan Africa and South East Asia are most at risk of bat viruses infecting humans and causing new and deadly diseases.
Dobbins says his lecture "will be an update on the current Zika virus disease outbreak in The Americas, as well as provide some additional information on the rapidly expanding Zika virus disease outbreak in Southeast Asia." He says his presentation ...
A total of 20 additional cases of infection with serotype 1 virus were subsequently identified on seven other premises. Equine influenza was reported by the ... One involved co-infection with rotavirus and coronavirus. The United States reported ...
An IPK virologist transported samples of the deadly Middle East respiratory syndrome (MERS) coronavirus to the Institut Pasteur in Paris on Oct. 11, 2015, without alerting the health authorities of any country.

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The story said that the lab in South Korea conducted an internal investigation and found that all procedures involving the MERS-CoV (Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus) samples were done properly. According to the Times, the whistleblower ...
An IPK virologist transported samples of the deadly Middle East respiratory syndrome (MERS) coronavirus to the Institut Pasteur in Paris on Oct. 11, 2015, without alerting the health authorities of any country.
The team then used a modern laboratory technique that allows the detection of molecules produced by the virus, called deep sequencing, to analyze a brain biopsy sample.
Merck Animal Health today announced the launch of BOVILIS coronavirus, the first USDA-approved modified-live intranasal vaccine to aid in reduction of enteric disease caused by Bovine coronavirus (BCV). Most severe during winter months, BCV is ...
LEMON GROVE (CNS) - County vector control workers will spray pesticide in a Lemon Grove neighborhood Monday morning in an effort to kill mosquitoes discovered near the home of someone who contracted the Zika virus while traveling. The affected area is ...
In PLOS Pathogens, researchers from China and Australia describe a form of recombinant Rousettus bat coronavirus containing a gene that appears to have originated in the bat orthoreovirus.
For the first time, researchers have found proof of a direct association between strain OC 43 of the human coronavirus (HCoV) and neurological disease in humans.
Vector Control has been hand-spraying to protect the public health in neighborhoods where invasive Aedes mosquitoes or their larvae have been found living close to people who have tested positive for the Zika virus. The Lemon Grove neighborhood will ...
LEMON GROVE, CA - A Lemon Grove neighborhood will be sprayed early next week, in the wake of the discovery of mosquitoes capable of carrying tropical diseases near the home of a person who contracted the Zika virus, county officials reported Thursday ...
To boost active, cell-mediated immunity, the crews vaccinate calves at birth, using an oral vaccine for rotavirus and corona virus and an intra-nasal vaccine for IBR, PI3 and BRSV. Calves receive booster vaccines at around 70 days of age and again at ...

The clinical signs of kennel cough can be caused by multiple organisms with Bordetella bronchiseptica being the most common, and parainfluenza virus and canine coronavirus being the second and third most common. The kennel cough vaccine only ...
Therefore, these people should avoid close contact with animals, particularly camels, when visiting farms, markets, or barn areas where the virus is known to be potentially circulating. General hygiene measures, such as regular hand washing before and ...
Saudi Arabia's Ministry of Health (MOH) today announced two new MERS-CoV cases, both of them involving men who had primary exposure to the virus, meaning they didn't contract their infections from another person. One of the patients is a 43-year-old ...
The five cases of MERS-CoV (Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus) were documented between Aug 23 and Sep 11. Three of the ... Antigenic testing found that recent 2009 H1N1 viruses closely match the upcoming season's component for that strain ...
It's known as a "coronavirus," in the same stream of viruses that includes SARS, and can kill up to 100 per cent of infected piglets.
Washoe County health officials found another sample of mosquitoes that tested positive for West Nile virus in the Washoe Valley-area.
"In our MERS investigations we examined about 1,000 camels for coronaviruses and were surprised to find pathogens that are related to 'HCoV-229E', the human common cold virus, in almost six percent of the cases," Drosten said. Further comparative ...
"In our MERS investigations we examined about 1,000 camels for coronaviruses and were surprised to find pathogens that are related to 'HCoV-229E', the human common cold virus, in almost 6 percent of the cases," said lead researcher Christian Drosten, ...
A mosquito breed that's capable of carrying and transmitting yellow fever and the Zika virus was netted in Hemet, Riverside County health officials reported this week.
"In our MERS investigations we examined about 1,000 camels for coronaviruses and were surprised to find pathogens that are related to 'HCoV-229E', the human common cold virus, in almost six percent of the cases," says Drosten. Further comparative ...
So, with a Corona and lime in one hand and a CD in the other, Art's download obsession began. I explained to Eric that Art ..... We said, well, if, you know, if the virus gets out, it's only going to pollute five percent of the garden here." In a ...
The city has tested more than 3,400 pregnant women for the virus, and 49 tested positive. ... The city will be spraying in Upper Manhattan and Queens this week to eliminate mosquitoes that might carry the Zika or West Nile viruses. ... The Department ...
Officials say 49 pregnant women have tested positive for Zika in New York City since April, and one baby has been born with microcephaly due to the mosquito-borne virus. Overall, more than 3,400 at-risk pregnant women have been tested under the city's ...
The New York City Department of Health will spray pesticide from trucks in parts of Manhattan and Queens between 10 p.m. Wednesday and 6 a.m.
NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) - The New York City Health Department will be spraying in Upper Manhattan and Queens this week to eliminate mosquitoes that might carry the West Nile or Zika virus. The Department of Health and Mental Hygiene will spray between ...
It's not the fog of war, but it's a war on bugs. And sometimes it's fought with, well, fog. Recent efforts to halt the spread of the Zika virus in Florida bring to mind other times authorities have unleashed billowing clouds to combat pests ...
Participants in the recent Academy of Veterinary Consultants (AVC) summer meeting in Kansas City had a "sneak peek" at Bovilis, a new vaccine from Merck Animal Health, to combat the effects of bovine corona virus (BCoV). The new modified-live intra ...
rallied to a two-year on Thursday after researchers at the medical device company completed in-vitro studies demonstrating the "rapid capture" of the Zika virus by the company's Hemopurifier. The Hemopurifier selectively targets the elimination of ...
Riverside County, Calif - A woman from the Coachella Valley has tested posted for the Zika virus and health officials say the woman contracted the illness during her travels.
Aethlon Medical, Inc. (Nasdaq: AEMD) announced today that its researchers have completed in vitro studies that demonstrate the rapid capture of Zika virus by the Aethlon Hemopurifier. ... Aethlon also disclosed that it entered into an agreement with ...
Individuals who are at an increased risk of severe influenza diseases, particularly pregnant women, children under five years, the elderly and individuals with underlying health conditions such as human immunodeficiency virus, asthma, or chronic heart ...
Schefers also stressed that antibiotics are of little value in treating any of these pathogens, because none of the organisms are bacteria.
The three experimental vaccines had already proven effective in mice, and their success on rhesus monkeys is "raising optimism for the development of a [Zika] vaccine for humans", the study authors wrote.
In both cases, the mothers contracted the virus while pregnant, after spending time in a country where Zika is spreading." http://bit.
"I remember in London looking up and it was dark," the former Corona del Mar High standout said. "I was thinking, 'I don't think there are that many people here.
Influenza, parainfluenza, distemper, adenovirus, herpes virus, Bordatella, mycoplasma, coronavirus, Strep Zooepidemicus, and Reovirus are common viruses isolated in CIRD cases. Some can be prevented by vaccination. It is best to vaccinate for the ones ...
These cases have since been attributed to a previously unknown virus, Middle-Eastern respiratory syndrome coronavirus, with new cases still being reported. The 2013-2016 Ebola outbreak in West Africa made international headlines as the number of ...
Although little information was provided on the MERS-CoV (Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus) case in the MOH's English-language update, the Arabic version provided more details, according to a post today from avian flu Diary, an infectious ...
Fulbright scholar Adam Nitido, a Buchanan high school graduate, is preparing to study virology at Harvard University after researching viruses in China, specifically viruses that jump from animals to humans. JOHN WALKER jwalker@fresnobee.com.
And a lot of vaccines get left on the table, like for the corona virus, SARS, MERS, Nipah and ebola. "I think we may have a Zika vaccine someday that's effective, but it's not going to happen soon," he said.
Fulton is recognized, throughout the U.S. and abroad, for his published research on bovine viral diarrhea viruses, bovine coronaviruses and other respiratory viruses. He has also dedicated much of his career to mentoring other veterinarians and faculty.
A 52-year old woman from Al Jubail is in stable condition after presenting with symptoms of Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV). The MOH said she was a healthcare worker and contracted MERS in a healthcare setting. ... In other MERS ...
An 18-year-old Kuwaiti man suspected of contracting Middle East respiratory syndrome was cleared of the virus in the first round of the two mandatory laboratory tests, director of the Bamrasnaradura Infectious diseases Institute said Sunday.


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