The US Will Fund Research to Make Pathogens Deadlier Again
The NIH lifted a 3-year funding moratorium on “gain-of-function” research meant to make deadly viruses stronger and more transmissible.
Japan’s ‘Cyber Nationalists’ Are Convinced that MERS Started in Korea
The Netto-Uyoku are using the tragic outbreak as an opportunity to spread more nationalistic fervor online.
Scientists Engineered a Vaccine-Ready, Less-Deadly Form of MERS
Not all viral engineering has to be controversial.