The emerging novel Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus: the "knowns" and "unknowns".

@article{Chan2013TheEN,
  title={The emerging novel Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus: the "knowns" and "unknowns".},
  author={Jasper Fuk-Woo Chan and Susanna Lau and Patrick C Y Woo},
  journal={Journal of the Formosan Medical Association = Taiwan yi zhi},
  year={2013},
  volume={112 7},
  pages={372-81}
}
A novel lineage C betacoronavirus, originally named human coronavirus EMC/2012 (HCoV-EMC) and recently renamed Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV), that is phylogenetically closely related to Tylonycteris bat coronavirus HKU4 and Pipistrellus bat coronavirus HKU5, which we discovered in 2007 from bats in Hong Kong, has recently emerged in the Middle East to cause a severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS)-like infection in humans. The first laboratory-confirmed case, which… CONTINUE READING

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