Healthcare US scientists warned in 2007 that SARS-CoV is a time bomb, can re-emerge anytime Updated : March 26, 2020 10:20 AM IST The American Society for Microbiology had warned that a SARS-like pandemic would re-emerge from China and had suggested that governments be prepared to fight the disease Scientists had mentioned that the virus could be inactivated by regularly using disinfectants and handwash. Subscribe to Moneycontrol PRO at just Rs.33/- per month for the first year. Use code SUPERPRO. Limited period offer. Available on Web and Android.