Siberian scientists can now pinpoint ?Saudi? coronavirus

Siberian scientists can now pinpoint ?Saudi? coronavirusNovosibirsk scientists have developed a test system to identify the latest deadly coronavirus that has already killed people in Saudi Arabia and is spreading over Europe.

Scientists at the Novosibirsk-based Vektor virology and biotechnology center have developed a test system to identify the latest deadly coronavirus that originated last year from the Middle East and is now spreading, Russian news agency RIA Novosti reported, citing a statement by Alexander Sergeyev, the CEO of Vektor. Vektor researchers are said to have spent more than three months studying the hCoV-EMC coronavirus, the killer of more than 30 people across the world which was first found in September 2012 in Saudi Arabia and has taken an unspecified number of local lives ever since. In addition to neighboring Jordan, there have also been a few cases of hCoV-EMC contagion in European countries, including France, Germany and the UK. The infected are reported to develop symptoms similar to those of atypical pneumonia. International scientists said earlier that the new coronavirus was very unlikely to trigger a global pandemic. According to Mr. Sergeyev, the test system has been tried and found ?working perfectly...