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Is there a vaccine for severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS)?

Vaccines have recently been developed and tested in clinical trials. The results of the testing suggest that the vaccines should be tolerated well and provide substantial protection. If the SARS virus should reemerge, the vaccine might see widespread use.

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