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  • n  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
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  • Sweet success: SLV valedictorian sees diabetes diagnosis as opportunity to help others
    FELTON -- When Catrina Tellez was diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes in 2003, she told her mom, 'At least I don't have SARS.' Since then, the 18-year-old Felton resident has raised money for diabetes research, worked with legislators, and landed the spot as one of San Lorenzo Valley High School's four valedictorians. She plans to study biology at Vassar College this fall to become a doctor.
    June 13, 2013 - Santa Cruz Sentinel
  • IHT Rendezvous: Caution, Not Panic, Over Spread of Middle East Virus
    The World Health Organization has called for health workers worldwide to be on the alert for cases of a deadly SARS-related virus that originated in the Middle East. Travelers to the region are being urged to take precautions.        
    June 12, 2013 - New York Times
  • Tracking Drug-Resistant Tuberculosis in Real-Time
    New Canadian surveillance system monitors tuberculosis and could be used for SARS-like outbreaks.
    June 12, 2013 - Newswise

  • Andy Roddick in Montreal Gazette
    Roddick mocked Djokovic at a post-match press conference, saying of his injuries: "A back and a hip? And a cramp. Bird Flu ... anthrax...... SARS... common cough and cold. If it's there, it's there. There's just a lot. He's either quick to call a...
  • Margaret Chan in World Health Organization (press release)
    SARS was a wake-up call for all of us. It spread faster than we had predicted and was only contained through intensive cooperation between countries which prevented this new disease from gaining a foothold,said Dr Margaret Chan,...
  • Chris Gayle in
    After getting three half centuries in this series, for Sars to go on and get a century was great and Shiv really stepped up,added Gayle, who said the match was a 'must-win' contest for his team.

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