Before There Was Coronavirus There Was SARS, San Antonio Doctor Remembers

During one SARS outbreak, the disease spread as visitors and health care workers came in contact with infected patients at a Toronto hospital.

By Bonnie PetrieFebruary 5, 2020 9:30 am, , , ,

From Texas Public Radio:

In 2003, the world watched a strange virus circulate the globe. It was a novel coronavirus, the first to emerge from China in the 21st century. It was making thousands of people sick, and hundreds of people were dying.

The disease caused by this coronavirus was called SARS; Severe acute respiratory syndrome. Its most dangerous complication was a potentially deadly type of pneumonia.

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