Posts Tagged ‘sars’

January 26th, 2020

Uncertainties Notwithstanding, Pace of Scientific Discovery in Coronavirus Outbreak Is Breathtakingly, Impressively Fast

The current novel coronavirus outbreak due to 2019-nCoV and SARS from 2002–3 share many features, including: Both are coronaviruses, genetically distinct from those that had caused infection in humans previously (most of which led to cold-like illnesses) First cases recognized in China, with subsequent international spread Source an animal reservoir — likely bats for both of […]

April 26th, 2009

Swine Flu Curbsides: Anthrax, SARS Redux?

In my email in-box yesterday AM from a primary care doc: A patient of mine, 40 year old woman totally healthy, is going to Cancun on Tuesday for a conference.  She’ll be there for 6 days. I know there are no cases of swine flu in Cancun yet, and the situation is evolving, but here’s my question:  […]

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