Category Archives: Coronavirus

One-step towards a new coronavirus vaccine

Researchers from IRTA-CReSA attended the Coronaviruses Course held at the Hong Kong University

The Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) follows a seasonal pattern in the Arabian Peninsula

Pigs and llamas are also susceptible to be infected by MERS-CoV

Global Virus Network, we continue working to overcome the viruses

The 9th international meeting of the Global Virus Network –GVN took place the past 9-27 September 2017 in Melbourne, Australia.

Where does MERS-CoV hide?

Coronaviruses represent a threat to humans, as evidenced during the 2002/2003 coronavirus infection of Severe acute respiratory syndrome or SARS-CoV. 

Comentaris viruslents (29): MERS Coronavirus, nothing to declare? A bad idea

A month ago,”curious” news jumped. The Institute Pasteur Korea (IPK), in the person of one of its researchers, skipped all regulations on biological material transportation in a movement of MERS Coronavirus samples, Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus, and worse … it was not properly informed, nor did the Institute Pasteur in Paris.

Proved an effective vaccine for MERS-CoV in camels

An international research with the participation of the Autonomous University of Barcelona and the Center for Research in Animal Health IRTA-CReSA has designed a vaccine that has been shown to be effective in camels against the coronavirus (CoV) that causes the respiratory syndrome of the Middle East.