Camels Spread The Dangerous Virus. Part 3 of 3

Camels Spread The Dangerous Virus – Part 3 of 3

So “This virus can spread from person to person, sometimes causing substantial outbreaks, but whether the virus is capable of self-sustained (ie, epidemic) human-to-human despatching is unknown”. If self-sustained transmission in people is not yet under way, the researchers said, intensive control and risk-reduction measures targeting affected animal species and their handlers might exterminate the virus from the human population. “Conversely, if (animal) exposure causes only a small fraction of human infections, then even intensive veterinary control efforts would have little effect on cases in people,” they concluded.

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