Severe acute respiratory syndrome

@article{Peiris2003SevereAR,
  title={Severe acute respiratory syndrome},
  author={Joseph Sriyal Malik Peiris and Yihan Guan and Ka Yat Yuen},
  journal={Nature Medicine},
  year={2003},
  volume={10 Suppl 1},
  pages={S88-S97}
}
Severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) was caused by a previously unrecognized animal coronavirus that exploited opportunities provided by 'wet markets' in southern China to adapt to become a virus readily transmissible between humans. Hospitals and international travel proved to be 'amplifiers' that permitted a local outbreak to achieve global dimensions. In this review we will discuss the substantial scientific progress that has been made towards understanding the virus—SARS coronavirus… CONTINUE READING

Citations

Publications citing this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 25 extracted citations

References

Publications referenced by this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 206 references

An efficient method to make human monoclonal antibodies from memory B cells : potent neutralization of SARS coronavirus

  • Y. O. Y. Soo
  • Nat . Med .
  • 2004

Angiotensin - converting enzyme 2 is a functional receptor for the SARS coronavirus

  • W. Li
  • Nature
  • 2004

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…