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How many people contracted sars in the united states during the 2003 outbreak? How many people died of sars in the united states?

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Dr. Carlo Hatem
Internal Medicine - Pulmonary Critical Care
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In brief: 8/0

There were 8 confirmed cases in the US. None of them died.

In brief: 8/0

There were 8 confirmed cases in the US. None of them died.
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Dr. Michael Ein
Internal Medicine - Infectious Disease

In brief: 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 sars was caused by a novel coronavirus. It was found that this virus infected civets and horseshoe bats which were the zoonotic natural resevoirs. There were 8096 cases of sars on 5 continents and 774 deaths. Only 8 cases in us.

In brief: 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 sars was caused by a novel coronavirus. It was found that this virus infected civets and horseshoe bats which were the zoonotic natural resevoirs. There were 8096 cases of sars on 5 continents and 774 deaths. Only 8 cases in us.
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