The mystery outbreak causing dozens of infections in Wuhan is not SARS or MERS, according to Chinese officials, the BBC reports.

Over 60 bat-borne viruses, including Ebola, are known to infect humans, and researchers at China's Wuhan Institute of Virology (WIV) are looking to uncover why bats can transmit these viruses without getting sick themselves.

The solution to the deadly Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) virus which has killed scores across the region lies with the 1-hump camel. The WHO convened experts looking to eradicate MERS to talk solutions last week—and many believe camel vaccines are the way forward…

Blame camels for the persistence of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome, first identified in a Saudi Arabian man in 2012, says Michael Osterholm, director of CIDRAP at the University of Minnesota and author of “Deadliest Enemy: Our War Against Killer Germs.” MERS is a…

Ace science writer David Quammen has released an Ebola-specific excerpt of his book Spillover: Animal Infections and the Next Human Pandemic. To help frame the 2014 Ebola outbreak within the broader context of emerging zoonotic diseases, Quammen recently published…