What happened to severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS)?

Diana Meeks
Diana Meeks on behalf of Sigma Nursing
Family Practitioner

The first case of severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) was reported in February 2003. A global outbreak then followed. The outbreak was successfully contained, and the last confirmed case occurred in 2004. It is possible that SARS will reappear in the future.

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