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New Deadly Respiratory Virus. Quan Chieu Chau Brother McPhillips Microbiology. Crown-like spikes Enveloped SS RNA (+) 4 main sub-groupings Examples: SARS. Coronaviruses. (University of South Carolina School of Medicine). Coronaviruses. Symptoms:

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New deadly respiratory virus

New Deadly Respiratory Virus

Quan Chieu Chau

Brother McPhillips

Microbiology


Coronaviruses

Crown-like spikes

Enveloped

SS RNA (+)

4 main sub-groupings

Examples: SARS

Coronaviruses

(University of South Carolina School of Medicine)


Coronaviruses1

Coronaviruses

  • Symptoms:

    • Usually cause mild moderate upper-respiratory tract illnesses

      • upper-respiratory illnesses

        • Examples: runny nose, cough, sore throat, and fever

      • lower-respiratory illnesses

        • Examples: Pneumonia and Bronchitis

  • Transmission:

    • Person-person

    • Fecal-oral

    • Inhalation of respiratory droplets

(Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)


New deadly respiratory virus1

New Deadly Respiratory Virus

  • 60-year-old man in Saudi Arabia

  • Second case of death was just reported

  • Saudi Arabia & Middle East

    • Lesser bamboo bats & Japanese house bats

  • Genome sequencing reveals:

    • novel species in Betacoronavirus

      • HCoV-EMC/2012

    • New virus to humans

“New coronavirus related to viruses from bats.” Science Daily, November 20, 2012.

“Second coronavirus death reported.” BBC, November 23, 2012.


Citations

Citations

  • http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-20468478

  • http://www.livescience.com/24965-bats-harbor-deadly-virus.html

  • http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2012/11/121120085015.htm

  • http://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/about/index.html

  • http://pathmicro.med.sc.edu/virol/coronaviruses.htm


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