Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome

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.
Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome

SARS or Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome is a viral respiratory illness caused by a coronavirus - the SARS associated coronavirus (SARS-CoV) - which can be life-threatening.

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Structure of the full SARS-CoV-2 RNA genome in infected cells

Structure of the full SARS-CoV-2 RNA genome in infected cells

SARS-CoV-2 infection modeling in iPSC-derived type 2 cells

SARS-CoV-2 infection modeling in iPSC-derived type 2 cells

Novavax SARS-CoV-2 vaccine candidate shows promise in animal models

Novavax SARS-CoV-2 vaccine candidate shows promise in animal models

How lockdown stopped the virus in Italy

How lockdown stopped the virus in Italy

Coronavirus immunity is higher than previously thought, study finds

Coronavirus immunity is higher than previously thought, study finds

Scientists find coronavirus' Achilles' heel

Scientists find coronavirus' Achilles' heel

Which facemasks work best at stopping coronavirus?

Which facemasks work best at stopping coronavirus?

New tool to increase accessibility for COVID-19 testing

New tool to increase accessibility for COVID-19 testing

Important new findings on T cell immunity in COVID-19

Important new findings on T cell immunity in COVID-19

Blood cell damage in COVID-19 may compromise oxygen transport

Blood cell damage in COVID-19 may compromise oxygen transport

Phosphorylation of SARS-CoV-2 N protein affects its function

Phosphorylation of SARS-CoV-2 N protein affects its function

SARS-CoV-2 circulating in Brazil back in November 2019

SARS-CoV-2 circulating in Brazil back in November 2019

Silk useful as face mask and PPE in COVID-19

Silk useful as face mask and PPE in COVID-19

Oral hygiene and severity of COVID-19 – the connection

Oral hygiene and severity of COVID-19 – the connection

Herd immunity in the U.S. unlikely

Herd immunity in the U.S. unlikely

Striking CryoEM image of SARS-CoV-2

Striking CryoEM image of SARS-CoV-2

Large-scale analysis of COVID-19 risk among different groups of UK hospital staff

Large-scale analysis of COVID-19 risk among different groups of UK hospital staff

Specific SARS-CoV-2 genetic elements found in different insect species

Specific SARS-CoV-2 genetic elements found in different insect species

Potential new biomarker could improve COVID-19 diagnosis

Potential new biomarker could improve COVID-19 diagnosis

Foldable tent-like device shields healthcare workers caring for COVID-19 patients

Foldable tent-like device shields healthcare workers caring for COVID-19 patients