Coronavirus
Wuhan Coronavirus – 2019 novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV)

Wuhan Coronavirus – 2019 novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV)

What is the Wuhan Coronavirus? The Wuhan Coronavirus is a new coronavirus (2019-nCoV) first identified in December 2019 in Wuhan, Hubei province, China after people developed pneumonia without a clear cause and for which existing vaccines or treatments were not...

SARS (Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome)

SARS (Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome)

Cause SARS coronavirus (SARS-CoV) – virus identified in 2003. SARS-CoV is thought to be an animal virus from an as-yet-uncertain animal reservoir, perhaps bats, that spread to other animals (civet cats) and first infected humans in the Guangdong province of southern...

MERS (Middle East Respiratory Syndrome)

MERS (Middle East Respiratory Syndrome)

Middle East respiratory syndrome (MERS) is a viral respiratory disease caused by a novel coronavirus (Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus, or MERS‐CoV) that was first identified in Saudi Arabia in 2012. Coronaviruses are a large family of viruses that can...