severe acute respiratory syndrome


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severe acute respiratory syndrome

n.
SARS.
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Noun1.severe acute respiratory syndrome - a respiratory disease of unknown etiology that apparently originated in mainland China in 2003; characterized by fever and coughing or difficulty breathing or hypoxia; can be fatal
respiratory disease, respiratory disorder, respiratory illness - a disease affecting the respiratory system
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Global Markets Direct's, 'Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) Coronavirus Infection - Pipeline Review, H2 2015', provides an overview of the Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) Coronavirus Infection's therapeutic pipeline.
MERS, a cousin of severe acute respiratory syndrome or SARS, is a respiratory agent that causes severe acute respiratory infections; the patients had fever, cough, and shortness of breath.
This report provides information on the therapeutic development for Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) Coronavirus Infection, complete with latest updates, and special features on late-stage and discontinued projects.
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An international team of investigators has identified the first human antibodies that can neutralize different strains of the virus responsible for outbreaks of severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS).
Severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus and Mycobacterium tuberculosis are infectious agents whose transmission characteristics are similar to those of influenza.
A study of the severe acute respiratory syndrome, which attacked residents of Toronto in 2003, indicates that household transmission occurred in about 20% of the cases.
of Hong Kong) present a round-up of current knowledge on Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome, the emergent syndrome that prompted a recent World Health Organization global health alert.
Torrey and Yolken trace the origins and routes of animal-borne illnesses from diseases such as herpes and malaria that first infected humans millions of years ago to modern infections such as severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) and mad cow disease.
would like to clarify their financial support for their article "Understanding the Spatial Clustering of Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) in Hong Kong" [Environ Health Perspect 112:1550-1556 (2004)].
That's because eating certain wild animals may put diners at risk of catching SARS, or severe acute respiratory syndrome (see SW 09/01/03).
Last year was a difficult year for the airline industry, with the fear of severe acute respiratory syndrome, the Iraq war and a sluggish economy keeping people from traveling, said Jack Kyser, chief economist with the Los Angeles County Economic Development Corp.

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