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Sever Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS)

Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) is a respiratory disease that was discovered in March 2003, after appearing in South China. SARS is a virus that can be spread by close person-to-person contact and typically begins with a high fever. This fever can be accompanied by chills or other symptoms such as body aches and a general feeling of discomfort. After two to seven days, a person with SARS may develop a cough and pneumonia.

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Salt Lake City, Utah 84114-2104

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