A new virus related to SARS is the culprit in China’s mysterious pneumonia outbreak, scientists say

They’ve found a new coronavirus in 15 of 57 patients with the illness in the central city of Wuhan, Hubei province saying it has been preliminarily identified as the pathogen for the outbreak, state broadcaster CCTV reported on Thursday.The report said the whole genome sequence of the virus has been obtained, and a sample isolated […]

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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