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What are the symptoms of a mild case of severe acute respiratory syndrome?

Some people suffer relatively mild symptoms as a result of contracting severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS). These symptoms may include fever, headache, chills, a sore throat, body aches, and possibly diarrhea or runny nose. Someone contracting these symptoms today, however, likely has something other than SARS - the last confirmed case was in 2004.

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Where did the virus that causes severe acute respiratory syndrome arise?
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What happened to severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS)?
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What is incubation period of severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS)?
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How do I care for someone with severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS)?
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