Mysterious viral pneumonia outbreak in China likely caused by new virus, scientists say

Scientists in China who are researching an outbreak of viral pneumonia that’s sickened dozens in the city of Wuhan have identified a new type of coronavirus as the likely culprit behind the illnesses, Chinese state media reported Thursday.Lead scientist Xu Jianguo said that “preliminary tests” indicated new coronavirus is the cause of the illness, which […]

WHO says mysterious illness in China likely being caused by new virus

The World Health Organization confirmed on Wednesday that Chinese authorities believe a new coronavirus — from the family that produced SARS and MERS — may be the cause of mysterious pneumonia cases in the city of Wuhan. The Chinese government has not yet publicly stated that a coronavirus is the cause of the illness, which […]

A mysterious pneumonia outbreak is causing panic in China, and nobody knows where it came from

59 people in Wuhan, China, have been infected with an unknown viral pneumonia. Seven of those people are reported to be in critical condition.  Officials still don’t know how the disease was transmitted, though they have traced the outbreak to a seafood market that sold live animals. Residents panicked, fearing the deadly SARS virus had returned. The […]

A mysterious virus is making China (and the rest of Asia) nervous. It’s not SARS, so what is it?

(CNN)Chinese health authorities have not been able to identify a mysterious strain of pneumonia that has infected dozens of people and put the rest of Asia on alert — although they have ruled out a return of the deadly severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) virus.A total of 59 cases of unknown viral pneumonia have been […]


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