SARS Coronavirus Analytical Essay by Professor Victor Verb

An analysis of SARS Coronavirus and an explanation of its epidemiology.
# 50873 | 1,287 words | 7 sources | APA | 2004 | US
Published on Apr 25, 2004 in Medical and Health (Public Health Issues) , Hot Topics (General)


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This paper provides a comprehensive overview of the SARS (severe acute respiratory syndrome) coronavirus and an analysis of the pathogen's cellular composition. A summary of the research is provided in the conclusion.

From the Paper:

"Severe acute respiratory syndrome (or "SARS") is a highly contagious respiratory illness that is characterized by a persistent fever, headache, and bodily discomfort, followed by a dry cough that may progress to great difficulty in breathing. According to one source, SARS first appeared in November 2002 in Guangdong province, China, where it was first diagnosed as an atypical pneumonia. According to Bi (2003), "SARS originated in China's Guangdong province last November, rapidly becoming widespread. By 20 May, the deadly disease had infected 6,966 people and caused 557 deaths in China (including Hong Kong but excluding Taiwan)" (p. 16). By that point in time, SARS had infected about 7,864 people around the world and 643 had died from it (Bi, 2003)."

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SARS Coronavirus (2004, April 25) Retrieved April 18, 2021, from https://www.academon.com/analytical-essay/sars-coronavirus-50873/

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"SARS Coronavirus" 25 April 2004. Web. 18 April. 2021. <https://www.academon.com/analytical-essay/sars-coronavirus-50873/>

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