If a vaccine for Sars had been developed, it would have facilitated the development of a vaccine for Mers, which has become a growing global threat. Photo: David Wong

Lack of Mers cure blamed on drug makers' failure to back Sars vaccine research

Experts say viruses are 'close relatives' and development of vaccine for 2003 outbreak would have helped find treatment today

Topic |   Mers virus
If a vaccine for Sars had been developed, it would have facilitated the development of a vaccine for Mers, which has become a growing global threat. Photo: David Wong
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