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Severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) is a viral respiratory illness caused by a coronavirus, called SARS-associated coronavirus (SARS-CoV). SARS was first reported in Asia in February 2003. Over the next few months, the illness spread to more than two dozen countries in North America, South America, Europe, and Asia before the SARS global outbreak of 2003 was contained.
4th reported SARS case in China

4th reported SARS case in China

First Chinese case of case of SARS since January 2004

First Chinese case of case of SARS since January 2004

Possible new SARS case in Beijing, China

Possible new SARS case in Beijing, China

Evidence of airborne SARS transmission

Evidence of airborne SARS transmission

Can public health promotion beat disease?

Can public health promotion beat disease?

An experimental vaccine based on a critical piece of the SARS virus

An experimental vaccine based on a critical piece of the SARS virus

Risks of animal-human cross infection from food consumption "wolf nipple chips anyone"

Risks of animal-human cross infection from food consumption "wolf nipple chips anyone"

21st century is shaping up to be the "century of vaccines"

21st century is shaping up to be the "century of vaccines"

The Howard Hughes Medical Institute commits $30 million to beat infectious diseases

The Howard Hughes Medical Institute commits $30 million to beat infectious diseases

New York - Due to changing blood donor criteria, donor deferral rates have been increasing since 1999

New York - Due to changing blood donor criteria, donor deferral rates have been increasing since 1999

SARS virus vaccine stimulates protective immune response

SARS virus vaccine stimulates protective immune response

Scientists identify genetic changes during infection by tuberculosis

Scientists identify genetic changes during infection by tuberculosis

Mouse antibodies neutralise SARS virus

Mouse antibodies neutralise SARS virus