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Should a person with severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) be isolated?

A person who has contracted severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) should be isolated from others as much as possible. People who are severely ill are isolated in hospitals. Those who are not severely ill can be isolated at home. It is recommended that isolation continue for 10 days after the person's temperature returns to normal.

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