10-03-2013, 10:23 AM
the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) warned of a deadly new virus that has sickened more than a dozen people and killed eight in the Arabian peninsula and the U.K. so far No cases of the new virus.
a coronavirus that experts say had previously never been seen in humans have been reported in the United States. Still, the CDC has advised anyone visiting countries in or near the Arabian peninsula, including Iraq, Israel, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates, to see a doctor if a fever or symptoms of a lower respiratory illness develop within 10 days of their travels.
[ul][li]species in the genera of virus belonging to the subfamily Coronavirinae in the family Coronaviridae. [/li][li]are enveloped viruses with a positive-sense RNA genome and with a nucleocapsid of helical symmetry.[/li][/ul]