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MERS Archives

Team investigates antiviral that inhibits SARS, MERS

Jun. 29, 2017—A new antiviral drug candidate inhibits a broad range of coronaviruses, including the SARS and MERS coronaviruses, a multi-institutional team of investigators reports this week in Science Translational Medicine.

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Contributors to coronavirus ‘fitness’

Feb. 24, 2015—Understanding the role that host membrane modification plays in coronavirus replication is essential for developing novel approaches to block the viruses that cause SARS and MERS.

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International travelers advised to take MERS precautions

May. 13, 2014—In light of the first cases of Middle Eastern Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus being reported in the United States, all Vanderbilt faculty, staff and students are reminded about ways to minimize the spread of this infection if travelling to affected regions of the world.

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