It’s hard not to compare the coronavirus to previous virus outbreaks like SARS and MERS, two other deadly respiratory illnesses. Fox News spoke with a top virology expert at the Mayo Clinic about what similarities can be drawn between these viral epidemics and what the medical community is doing in regards to testing to make sure COVID-19 doesn’t turn into a pandemic.
As case numbers and fears surrounding the coronavirus outbreak rise by the day, discerning just how dangerous the virus is, both at home and abroad, can be difficult.
In an interview with Fox News, Mayo Clinic virologist Dr. Matthew Binnicker explained how the novel coronavirus compares with Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) and Middle East Respiratory Syndrome …continued .
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