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  • novel
  • On 20 May 2013, the novel coronavirus reached Tunisia killing one man and infecting two of his relatives. (wikipedia.org)
  • CIDRAP News) - A third case in a family cluster of novel coronavirus infections has been confirmed, raising the global case count to seven, and the fourth illness in the family is now listed as a probable case, the World Health Organization (WHO) has announced. (umn.edu)
  • CIDRAP News) - Complete genetic sequencing of a novel coronavrius isolated from a Saudi Arabian man who died in June supports earlier findings that the virus is most closely related to coronaviruses found in bats, according to a report published today in mBio . (umn.edu)
  • CIDRAP News) - Researchers from the Erasmus University lab that first identified the novel coronavirus implicated in two severe infections have published its full genome sequence, which they and other European scientists used to develop two assays to help confirm any future infections. (umn.edu)
  • CIDRAP News) - A European report has filled in some details about the two severe illnesses linked to a novel coronavirus, but most of the major questions, such as where it came from and how it spreads, remained unanswered today. (umn.edu)
  • There is no formal agenda for novel coronavirus but I would be surprised if it didn't come up," WHO spokesman Gregory Hartl said in an interview. (cbc.ca)
  • Recent reports of a novel coronavirus, flu outbreaks are reminders that pandemics pose a serious threat. (worldbank.org)
  • First called Novel coronavirus 2012 or simply novel coronavirus , it was first reported in 2012 after genome sequencing of a virus isolated from sputum samples from patients who fell ill in a 2012 outbreak of a new flu. (wordpress.com)
  • Additional cases were noted, with deaths associated, and rapid research and monitoring of this novel coronavirus began. (wordpress.com)
  • Coexistence of Different Genotypes in the Same Bat and Serological Characterization of Rousettus Bat Coronavirus HKU9 Belonging to a Novel Betacoronavirus Subgroup. (wikipedia.org)
  • Malik became known worldwide when his laboratory was the first to isolate the virus, a novel coronavirus (CoV), now known as SARS-CoV. (wikipedia.org)
  • enteric
  • FCoV exhibits 2 biotypes: the pathogenic disease and a benign infection with feline enteric coronavirus (FECV). (cdc.gov)
  • The clinical manifestations of FCoV infection can be either a pathogenic disease, FIP (cases infected with feline infectious peritonitis virus [FIPV]) and, more commonly, a benign, or mild enteric infection (feline enteric coronavirus [FECV] asymptomatic) ( 6 , 7 ). (cdc.gov)
  • Together with in vitro studies describing the FIPV strains affinity for macrophages in contrast to FECV strains ( 15 ), the hypothesis was extended to propose that the enteric coronavirus (FECV) undergoes a mutational shift in the gastrointestinal system, thus allowing infection of macrophages, systemic dissemination, and fatal disease manifestation ( 12 , 13 ). (cdc.gov)
  • Feline Coronavirus: two forms, Feline enteric coronavirus is a pathogen of minor clinical significance, but spontaneous mutation of this virus can result in feline infectious peritonitis (FIP), a disease associated with high mortality. (wikipedia.org)
  • Definitive diagnosis of an enteric coronavirus infection is achieved by performing electron microscopy or an ELISA on a faecal or tissue sample. (wikipedia.org)
  • HCoV
  • On 8 November 2012, in an article published in the New England Journal of Medicine, Dr. Zaki and co-authors from the Erasmus Medical Center published more details, including a scientific name, Human Coronavirus-Erasmus Medical Center (HCoV-EMC), which was then used in scientific literature. (wikipedia.org)
  • Avian
  • March 5, 2013 -- In recent weeks, reports of H5N1 avian flu outbreaks have appeared in different corners of the globe, and the World Health Organization (WHO), and its sister organization, the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE), are urging all countries to monitor a new coronavirus . (worldbank.org)
  • After the first outbreak of avian influenza virus H5N1 in humans in Hong Kong in 1997, Professor Peiris's attention was turned to the virus, which claimed the lives of one third of its victims. (wikipedia.org)
  • Hong Kong
  • The professor also said that they were too sensitive to the outbreak because of the history of SARS in Hong Kong in 2003. (wikipedia.org)
  • In 2003, Hong Kong suffered another virus outbreak, this time from an unknown respiratory disease, termed SARS. (wikipedia.org)
  • In 2006, scientists from the Chinese Centre for Disease Control and Prevention of the University of Hong Kong and the Guangzhou Centre for Disease Control and Prevention established a direct genetic link between the SARS coronavirus appearing in civets and humans, bearing out claims that the disease had jumped across species. (wikipedia.org)
  • Middle East
  • The 2015 MERS outbreak in South Korea could provide more information about the epidemiology of MERS because it was the largest outbreak outside the Middle East ( 4 ). (cdc.gov)
  • Diseases
  • Whilst working at Rush Green Hospital, he received international acclaim for rapidly identifying and notifying the first cases of the 1988 Legionnaires' Diseases outbreak which he traced back to Broadcasting House, BBC, central London(for which he received accolades from Westminster City Council and the Parliamentary Group). (wikipedia.org)
  • Coronaviruses also cause a range of diseases in farm animals and domesticated pets, some of which can be serious and are a threat to the farming industry. (wikipedia.org)
  • Significant research efforts have been focused on elucidating the viral pathogenesis of these animal coronaviruses, especially by virologists interested in veterinary and zoonotic diseases. (wikipedia.org)
  • mild
  • Canine coronavirus was originally thought to cause serious gastrointestinal disease, but now most cases are considered to be very mild or without symptoms. (wikipedia.org)
  • There are two types of canine coronavirus (CCoV), one that causes mild gastrointestinal disease and one that has been found to cause respiratory disease. (wikipedia.org)
  • Fouchier
  • In November 2012, Egyptian virologist Dr. Ali Mohamed Zaki sent a virus sample from the first confirmed case to virologist Ron Fouchier, a leading coronavirus researcher at the Erasmus Medical Center (EMC) in Rotterdam, The Netherlands. (wikipedia.org)
  • causative
  • The significance and economic impact of coronaviruses as causative agents of the common cold are hard to assess because, unlike rhinoviruses (another common cold virus), human coronaviruses are difficult to grow in the laboratory. (wikipedia.org)
  • Scientists at Erasmus University in Rotterdam, the Netherlands demonstrated that the SARS coronavirus fulfilled Koch's postulates thereby confirming it as the causative agent. (wikipedia.org)
  • South Korea
  • 1 Includes a case reported in China ^*2 Parentheses indicate interim value 2015 MERS outbreak in South Korea MERS confirmed cases status MERS quarantine status Ministry of Health and Welfare did not disclose the relevant information to the public at the beginning of the outbreak. (wikipedia.org)
  • A Chinese fugitive who stayed in South Korea for 3 years turned himself in as he was afraid of the outbreak. (wikipedia.org)
  • human
  • The world got a glimpse of the economic and human toll a serious pandemic could take in 2003, when the SARS outbreak was contained after it killed 800 of the 8,000 people infected. (worldbank.org)
  • virus
  • Sporadic cases, small clusters, and large outbreaks have been reported in 24 countries, with over 1,000 cases of the virus and over 400 deaths. (wikipedia.org)
  • His research interests focus on the biology of coronaviruses and on important virus-host interactions that impact innate immune responses and viral pathogenicity. (forschung3r.ch)
  • The foreign ministry had called a meeting of foreign embassy officials in Seoul to convey, "the outbreak has virtually ended and there is no risk of anyone contracting the virus" in the country. (india.com)
  • Though other nations have not publicly pressed leaders of coronavirus-affected countries for more transparency to date, it is likely that concerns about the virus and the opaque way investigations into it are being handled will be aired during the meeting. (cbc.ca)
  • For general about the virus, see Coronavirus . (wordpress.com)
  • The genomic size of coronaviruses ranges from approximately 26 to 32 kilobases, the largest for an RNA virus. (wikipedia.org)
  • Proteins that contribute to the overall structure of all coronaviruses are the spike (S), envelope (E), membrane (M) and nucleocapsid (N). In the specific case of the SARS coronavirus (see below), a defined receptor-binding domain on S mediates the attachment of the virus to its cellular receptor, angiotensin-converting enzyme 2 (ACE2). (wikipedia.org)
  • Mouse hepatitis virus (MHV) is a coronavirus that causes an epidemic murine illness with high mortality, especially among colonies of laboratory mice. (wikipedia.org)
  • civets
  • In late May 2003, studies from samples of wild animals sold as food in the local market in Guangdong, China, found the SARS coronavirus could be isolated from masked palm civets (Paguma sp. (wikipedia.org)
  • known
  • In its statement, the WHO said two of the cases in that outbreak have no links to either other coronavirus patients or a hospital where some transmission is known to have occurred. (cbc.ca)
  • fatal
  • However, fatal intestinal disease associated with canine coronavirus without the presence of canine parvovirus is still occasionally reported. (wikipedia.org)
  • healthcare
  • Epidemiologic and clinical characteristics of selected potential cases were assessed through serum blood specimens, medical record reviews, and interviews with surviving outbreak members, household contacts, and healthcare personnel. (cdc.gov)
  • He is a Medical Epidemiologist and Outbreak Response Coordinator in the Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion at the CDC. (cdc.gov)
  • He works to conduct and coordinate healthcare outbreak investigations and response for the division. (cdc.gov)
  • SARS
  • A comprehensive guide to SARS, with articles by a team of science journalists at the Australian Broadcasting Corp. It details what is known about the outbreak, the virus, the ensuing panic and known symptoms and treatments. (dmoztools.net)
  • He and his team are capturing bats and tracking coronaviruses in an effort to predict future SARS-like pandemics before they happen. (cbc.ca)
  • These include Ebola virus, SARS, and the Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus. (wikipedia.org)
  • The 2002 outbreak of severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS), and the 2012 outbreak of Middle East respiratory syndrome have been traced to have an origin in bats. (wikipedia.org)
  • During the global outbreak of Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome or SARS in 2003, he led his team in the discovery of the SARS coronavirus, being honoured as "Asian heroes of the year" in April by Time Asia Magazine [2,3, (wikipedia.org)
  • Subsequently, he found the natural reservoir of SARS coronavirus like virus in Chinese horseshoe bat and renewed the interest of bats as the source of novel microbes causing emerging infectious diseases . (wikipedia.org)
  • For example, some epidemiological studies indicate transmission of norovirus in passenger airplanes and ships, and SARS coronavirus through a contaminated building sewage system, via contaminated toilets rather than other routes. (wikipedia.org)
  • Whether or not aerosols can contain norovirus, SARS coronavirus, or other pathogens has not been directly measured as of 2015. (wikipedia.org)
  • Outbreak of Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) at Amoy Gardens, Kowloon Bay, Hong Kong: Main Findings of the Investigation" (PDF). (wikipedia.org)
  • The following is a timeline of the 2002-04 outbreak of severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS). (wikipedia.org)
  • On November 16, 2002, an outbreak of what is believed to be severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) began in the Guangdong province of China, which borders on Hong Kong. (wikipedia.org)
  • WHO doctor Carlo Urbani, an infectious diseases specialist based in Hanoi who attended Mr Chen, noticed the outbreak among hospital workers there and first recognized SARS as a new disease. (wikipedia.org)
  • During the 2003 SARS outbreak Lam had been publicly critical of the Prince of Wales Hospital (PWH), the principal teaching hospital of the other medical school in Hong Kong, the Faculty of Medicine, the Chinese University of Hong Kong, and blamed some of the difficulties which ensued[clarification needed] on the PWH (a statement felt by some others to be unfair and unhelpful). (wikipedia.org)
  • This article discusses the development of Severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) in healthcare workers-most notably in Toronto hospitals-during the global outbreak of SARS in 2002-2003. (wikipedia.org)
  • Researchers have found several key reasons for this development, such as the high-risk performances of medical operations on patients with SARS, inadequate use of protective equipment, psychological effects on the workers in response to the stress of dealing with the outbreak, and lack of information and training on treating SARS. (wikipedia.org)
  • While the idea of creating a European centre for disease control had been discussed previously by public health experts, the outbreak in 2003 of SARS and its rapid spread across country borders confirmed the urgency of the creation of an EU-wide institution for public health. (wikipedia.org)
  • In April 2003, he sequenced a portion of the SARS virus directly from lung tissue, established a sensitive assay for infection, and hand carried 10,000 test kits to Beijing at the height of the outbreak. (wikipedia.org)
  • His position recognizes this extraordinary service, wherein Lipkin and his colleague Thomas Briese, traveling to Beijing at the height of the SARS outbreak at the request of the Chinese government, hand-carried 10,000 test kits to be used for identification and containment of infected individuals, and coordinated the national research efforts with Chen Zhou, the current Minister of Health of China. (wikipedia.org)
  • MERS
  • He also looked at economic and per capital health care expenditure based on information obtained from the World Bank in order to gauge each country's ability to detect and respond to a potential MERS outbreak in a timely fashion. (redorbit.com)
  • Dr. Kahn said that given the limited economic resources of the nations in question, they could have difficulty identifying new MERS cases and implementing treatment programs should the coronavirus reach their shores. (redorbit.com)
  • symptoms
  • Symptoms and treatment guidelines, travel advisory, and daily outbreak updates. (dmoztools.net)
  • Canine coronavirus was originally thought to cause serious gastrointestinal disease, but now most cases are considered to be very mild or without symptoms. (wikipedia.org)
  • group
  • That has led to "unnecessary" deaths and has increased the risk of further outbreaks during the upcoming rainy season in Haiti, the group said in a release. (typepad.com)
  • Comparative analysis of twelve genomes of three novel group 2c and group 2d coronaviruses reveals unique group and subgroup features. (wikipedia.org)
  • practices
  • The study followed 17 HCWs in Toronto hospitals who had developed the disease and interviewed 15 of them about their habits and practices during the time of the outbreak. (wikipedia.org)
  • deaths
  • it was later reported that the outbreak in Guangdong had peaked in mid-February, but that appears to be false, as later 806 infections and 34 deaths were reported. (wikipedia.org)
  • type
  • 2 In Brazil, HPeV type 8 was first reported in a gastroenteritis outbreak, where 35 stool samples were analyzed and 16.1% were HPeV positive. (elsevier.es)
  • The team will consist of 5 technicians, of which two staff will be deployed within one hour of your first call and 3 support staff will be activated to prepare and send the appropriate equipment based on the type of bio-outbreak and size of area. (bigredcc.com)
  • cases
  • Emergency call-outs are crucial in cases where there is either a sudden outbreak of bio-contaminants at the site and there is a bio-burden in facilities. (bigredcc.com)
  • possible
  • Having the largest inventory of decontamination equipment in Singapore, you can rest assured that you would be investing in a wealth of knowledge and experience to bring you out of any possible outbreak. (bigredcc.com)
  • time
  • In a time of an outbreak crisis, organisations may find it difficult to access experienced specialists (Emergency responders) to decontaminate its affected site immediately. (bigredcc.com)
  • by the outbreak, was honoured as Asian heroes of the year in April by Time Asia magazine. (wikipedia.org)
  • disease
  • However, fatal intestinal disease associated with canine coronavirus without the presence of canine parvovirus is still occasionally reported. (wikipedia.org)
  • high
  • There is a vaccine available (ATCvet code: QI07AD11 (WHO)), and it is usually given to puppies, who are more susceptible to canine coronavirus, and to dogs that have a high risk of exposure, such as show dogs. (wikipedia.org)