Posts Tagged ‘2019-nCoV’

February 2nd, 2020

A Coronavirus ID Link-o-Rama, Because I’m Not Watching the Super Bowl

With so much of the ID-related news out there dominated by the novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV, hard to type) outbreak, it seems appropriate to collect some of the more interesting or useful findings in this busy past week. Think of it as an ID Link-o-Rama — Special Novel Coronavirus Edition. As with last week’s post, an important caveat […]

January 26th, 2020

Uncertainties Notwithstanding, Pace of Scientific Discovery in Coronavirus Outbreak Is Breathtakingly, Impressively Fast

The current novel coronavirus outbreak due to 2019-nCoV and SARS from 2002–3 share many features, including: Both are coronaviruses, genetically distinct from those that had caused infection in humans previously (most of which led to cold-like illnesses) First cases recognized in China, with subsequent international spread Source an animal reservoir — likely bats for both of […]

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