Young ballerinas in Hong Kong are shown wearing face marks in this file photo during a Sars scare in the city, which was ravaged by the virus in 2003. Photo: SCMP Pictures

Deadly diseases like Sars, Mers hunt for special victims to facilitate their quantum leaps and ‘go viral,’ scientists say

Investigators claim to have seen echoes of Typhoid Mary in recent outbreaks, referring to female cook who spread the infectious bacterial fever in New York a century ago

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Young ballerinas in Hong Kong are shown wearing face marks in this file photo during a Sars scare in the city, which was ravaged by the virus in 2003. Photo: SCMP Pictures
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