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how many people contracted sars worldwide during the 2003 outbreak how many people died of sars worldwide

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Dr. William Walsh
17 years experience Addiction Medicine
Looks like: http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2334/10/50 8422 cases and 916 deaths.
Dr. Michael Ein
48 years experience Infectious Disease
Novel coronavirus in: SARS, (severe acute respiratory syndrome) an explosive outbreak of adult respiratory distress syndrome started in Hong Kong in 2003. Within weeks of ... Read More

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A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carlo Hatem
25 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
8/0: There were 8 confirmed cases in the US. None of them died.
Dr. Michael Ein
48 years experience Infectious Disease
Only 8 cases: SARS, an explosive outbreak of adult respiratory distress syndrome started in Hong Kong in 2003. Within weeks of the outbreak it was determined that ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Walsh
17 years experience Addiction Medicine
Where?: In the us, only those with confirmed disease were isolated, and there were fewer than 30 cases.
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
SARS: Over 8,000 people became infected with Severe acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS). Many countries had mandated quarantines for these individuals but I ... Read More
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Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
23 years experience Family Medicine
Healthy lifestyle: Lead a healthy lifestyle - avoid anything that may compromise your immune system - smoking, excessive drinking, maintain good exercise routine and wei ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Asaf Presente
16 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
Useful tidbit?: Not sure what a useful tidbit would be - luckily we haven't had sars documented since 2003. As far as i know there was never a case documented outsid ... Read More
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Dr. Ziad Akl
Dr. Ziad Akl answered
31 years experience Infectious Disease
SARS-CoV: It is caused by a virus known as the SARS-associated coronavirus. It is a relatively newly recognized virus.
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Dr. Dennis Clifford
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It wasn't: Panic surrounding this disease was justified because of the high contagion level and marked mortality. Hysteria you are describing occurs when there i ... Read More
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Dr. Hunter Handsfield
53 years experience Infectious Disease
COVID-19, SARS, MERS: COVID-19 is the third serious coronavirus outbreak, not the second. The first was SARS in 2005, the second MERS (Middle East respiratory syndrome) in ... Read More
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Dr. Justin Esterberg
24 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
ID: Infectious disease specialists and epidemiologists.

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