Severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) is a viral condition of the respiratory system caused by Coronavirus. It is characterized by muscle pain, fever, diarrhea, headaches and fever. It is an airborne virus that can spread when affected person coughs or sneezes. It does not have a cure but breathing assistance, antibiotics and antiviral medicines are supportive treatments that are provided.
HOW IS SARS DIAGNOSED?
For people aged 65 years and above, the death rate is higher than 50%.