Severe acute respiratory syndrome

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Severe acute respiratory syndrome
(SARS)
SARS virion.gif
Electron micrograph o SARS coronavirus virion
Pronunciation
SpecialtyInfectious disease
SymptomsFever, dry cough, headache, muscle aches an difficulty breathin
ComplicationsAcute Respiratory Distress Syndrome (ARDS) wi ither comorbidities that eventually leads tae daith
PreventionHaund washin, cough etiquette, avoidin close contact wi affectit fowk, avoidin travel tae affectit auries[1]
Prognosis9.5% chance o daith (aw kintras)
Frequency8,098 cases
Daiths774

Severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) is a viral respiratory disease o zoonotic oreegin that surfacit in the early 2000s caused bi severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus (SARS-CoV or SARS-CoV-1), the first-identifee'd strain o the SARS coronavirus species severe acute respiratory syndrome-relatit coronavirus (SARSr-CoV).

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