Scientists: the world is waiting for a dangerous epidemic of viral pneumonia

While specific drugs found no virus, however experts do not see anything wrong in this. Today there are about 5 thousand viruses that can cause various forms of pneumonia, including the most severe.

A bit about the new pathogen. It was discovered by American scientists, the virus got the name SHC014-CoV. Today, science knows no way to quickly defeat the virus. Can happen a serious epidemic with fatal cases, if the pathogen will spread across the planet. Scientists believe that while the reasons not to worry.

Every few years doctors to identify dangerous form of the disease that takes the lives. For example, in 2002 SARS-like virus has infected more than 8 thousand people, 800 of them died from the disease.

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