Sunday, May 12, 2013

NCoV Confirmed Capable of Human to Human Transmission

The most recent coronavirus to emerge has been confirmed to be capable of human-to-human transmission. The virus is known as NCoV, or Novel Coronavirus.

This virus is related to the SARS virus, but is distinct from it.

Out of 33 confirmed cases so far since 2012, 18 have resulted in fatalities.