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New Coronavirus Case Confirmed, Wild Poliovirus Turns Up In Sewage
2013-06-06 09:23:21

Two updates have surfaced this past week; one details a new case in an ongoing health crisis in the Middle East and another describes a separate virus recently discovered in Israel.

Three New Cases Of MERS-Coronavirus Confirmed In Italy
2013-06-03 08:59:51

In a statement released over the weekend, the World Health Organization (WHO) said the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome-Coronavirus (MERS-CoV) is continuing to spread, with three new cases now confirmed in Italy.

Mortality Rate From Coronavirus Jumps To 60 Percent, Four More Deaths Confirmed
2013-05-31 07:44:10

Five additional cases of coronavirus, initially named nCoV, has been confirmed in Saudi Arabia, according to the country’s Ministry of Health. The Ministry reported the new cases to the World Health Organization (WHO) on Wednesday.

France Reports First Death From Coronavirus, WHO Raises Global Concerns
2013-05-29 08:15:56

Three weeks after French health officials reported the first case of novel coronavirus (nCoV) showing up in France, the man who contracted the disease while on a recent trip to the Middle East has died.

First Report Of Novel Coronavirus In Africa Brings Global Case Count To 43
2013-05-22 07:14:32

Tunisia’s Ministry of Health has reported to the World Health Organization (WHO) that the novel coronavirus (nCoV) has shown up on its doorstep. A 66-year-old Tunisian man has died and at least two family members who had also contracted the infection have since recovered.

Second Case Of Coronavirus Confirmed In France
2013-05-13 04:50:15

As French health officials confirmed a second case of the new SARS-like novel coronavirus (nCoV) in that country on Sunday, the World Health Organization (WHO) reported that they believe it is likely that the illness can travel from person to person following prolonged exposure.

French Health Ministry Confirms Three New Cases Of Novel Coronavirus
2013-05-10 12:50:11

Two days after French health officials confirmed the first case of novel coronavirus (NCoV) in their country, a spokeswoman for the regional health authority of Northern France said three more cases have shown up.

Health Officials Confirm First Case Of Novel Coronavirus In France
2013-05-08 10:16:20

The French Health Ministry on Wednesday reported the first case of the SARS-like novel coronavirus (NCoV) in the country after a 65-year-old Frenchman contracted a respiratory illness on a recent trip to Dubai.

Novel Coronavirus Kills Five In Saudi Arabia, WHO Reports
2013-05-03 07:40:13

Saudi Arabia’s Ministry of Health has confirmed to the World health Organization (WHO) on Thursday (May 2) that seven new lab cases of infection to the novel coronavirus have been discovered, including five deaths.

Erasmus Virus Tactics Suggest Treating By Altering Lung Cells' Response To Infection
2013-04-30 09:43:12

Erasmus virus resets cells' genes and causes breathing distress and kidney failure


Latest Severe acute respiratory syndrome Reference Libraries

Masked Palm Civet, Paguma larvata
2012-11-16 15:05:30

The masked palm civet (Paguma larvata), also known as the gem-faced civet, can be found in Southeast Asia and the Indian Subcontinent. Its range includes China and the islands of Sumatra, Borneo, Taiwan, and the island chains of Nicobar and Andaman. It does occur in Japan, but experts do not know if it is native or introduced in that area of its range. It prefers a habitat within temperate deciduous forests and tropical rainforests. The masked palm civet resembles most other civets in body...

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2011-02-23 20:52:43

The SARS coronavirus is the virus that causes severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS). In 2003 the World Health Organization issued a press release stating that the coronavirus identified by a number of laboratories was the official cause of SARS. It causes severe illness marked initially by systemic symptoms of muscle pain, headache, fever, followed in 2-10 days by the onset of respiratory symptoms, mainly cough, dyspnea, and pneumonia. SARS patients have a decrease in the number of...

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Word of the Day
coulisse
  • One of the side scenes of the stage in a theater, or the space included between the side scenes.
  • The outside stock exchange, or “curb market,” of Paris.
  • A flute or groove on the blade of a sword.
  • A section of stage scenery placed in a wing of a theatre.
The word 'coulisse' comes from a French word meaning "sliding door".
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