Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV): animal to human interaction.

@article{Omrani2015MiddleER,
  title={Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV): animal to human interaction.},
  author={Ali Senosi Omrani and J A Al-Tawfiq and Ziad Ahmed Memish},
  journal={Pathogens and global health},
  year={2015},
  volume={109 8},
  pages={354-62}
}
The Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) is a novel enzootic betacoronavirus that was first described in September 2012. The clinical spectrum of MERS-CoV infection in humans ranges from an asymptomatic or mild respiratory illness to severe pneumonia and multi-organ failure; overall mortality is around 35.7%. Bats harbour several betacoronaviruses that are closely related to MERS-CoV but more research is needed to establish the relationship between bats and MERS-CoV. The… CONTINUE READING
Related Discussions
This paper has been referenced on Twitter 4 times. VIEW TWEETS

Citations

Publications citing this paper.
Showing 1-7 of 7 extracted citations

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…