A new virus that has killed nine people could mutate and spread further, Chinese health officials have warned, as they step up containment measures. And even though scientists know a lot about the flu virus and its various strains, they struggle to predict the extent to which it will spread in any given year.
The discovery is still in its early stages, but the team of researchers is thrilled with the "enormous potential" this has. Market-approved vehicle T-cell therapies including Yescarta and Kymriah have revolutionized cancer treatment by modifying immune T-cells to hunt down cancer cells.
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The World Health Organization ( WHO ) called an emergency meeting to discuss the rapid spread of the virus, after the human-to-human transmission was confirmed. At least a half-dozen countries in Asia and three USA airports have started screening incoming airline passengers from central China. Health authorities believe that the virus probably originated in an as yet unidentified animal species and was transmitted to humans by contact with animals at a live animal market in the central ...
The virus - a new strain of coronavirus that humans can contract - has caused alarm because of its connection to SARS ( Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome ), which killed almost 650 people across mainland China and Hong Kong in 2002-2003.
USA authorities have said they would start screening at three airports - New York City's JFK International Airport, San Francisco International Airport and Los Angeles International Airport - to detect travellers arriving via direct or connecting flights from Wuhan who may have symptoms of the new virus.