A 36-year-old member asked:
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can only asian people get sars?

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Dr. Craig Brown
Specializes in Pulmonology
No: Anyone exposed is susceptible.
Answered on Jul 5, 2012
Dr. Ecaterina Sartina
34 years experience Pediatrics
No: Anybody could get it.
Answered on Jan 13, 2013
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
SARS: Oh my gosh, no. SARS or Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome which began in 2003 and died out by 2004 was a novel coronavirus which meant everyone was susceptible to infection.
Answered on Jun 7, 2020

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