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Revista Medica Herediana

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GARCIA APAC, Coralith; MAGUINA VARGAS, Ciro  and  GUTIERREZ RODRIGUEZ, Raul. Síndrome respiratorio agudo severo (SRAS). Rev Med Hered [online]. 2003, vol.14, n.2, pp.89-93. ISSN 1018-130X.

In this review we present the main  historical, epidemiological, clinical and control& prevention aspects of this new disease known as  Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS). This  has been  considered the first epidemic infectious disease of the XXI century  caused by a virus that principally has affected some areas of China (including Taiwan and Hong Kong), Vietnam, Singapur and Canada (Toronto). The discovered agent is a new virus belonged to the  coronavirus family. An effective treatment has not been found yet. ( Rev Med Hered 2003; 14: 89-93).

Keywords : SARS; Coronavirus.

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