Study finds MERS may have origins in African bats

07/25/2013 | ScienceDaily

Scientists have identified a coronavirus that is more genetically similar to the deadly new Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus than any current virus. They found the new virus in the feces of a South African bat. MERS has killed about 50 of the 90 people known to be infected so far, and scientists think the virus moved from bats to an intermediate animal species and then to humans.

View Full Article in:

ScienceDaily

Published in Brief:

SmartBrief Job Listings for Health Care

Job Title Company Location
Health Economics & Reimbursement Manager - Transcatheter Heart Valve
Edwards Lifesciences
Irvine, CA
Sr. Medical Device Reimbursement Specialist - Regional
Alcon
Fort Worth , TX
Assistant General Counsel/Senior Corporate Counsel - Healthcare Law Group
Genentech
94080, CA
Clinical Trials Agreements Specialist (209955)
The Henry M. Jackson Foundation for the Advancement of Military Medicine Inc.
Rockville, MD
SAFETY, HEALTH, and ENVIRONMENTAL (SHE) REGIONAL SPECIALIST
Matheson Tri-Gas, Inc.
Newark, CA