The SARS outbreak in South Asia of late 2002-early 2003 almost became a pandemic. In a matter of weeks, it spread to over 37 countries.
- What is the etiologic agent of this disease and why was this discovery surprising?
- What are the preventive and curative methods to treat this disease?
- What precautionary measures did scientists and researchers in the United States take in order to shield the country from a SARS epidemic?