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SARS death rate is double previous estimates

LONDON -- The overall death rate from SARS worldwide is about 15 percent - double...experts had thought. More than half of SARS patients over 65 are dying. In addition, a study to be published Friday suggests the SARS virus is surprisingly stable and not mutating...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/05/09/wor_372197.shtml
World
Taiwan reports first SARS case in five months

...Taiwan -- Taiwan reported its first SARS case in five months on Wednesday - a scientist...identified, was a senior scientist studying SARS in Taipei at the state-sponsored Institute...officials said. He tested positive for SARS on Wednesday after undergoing WHO-approved...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/12/18/liv_392774.shtml
Life & style
Bad flu season helps U.S. prepare for SARS should it erupt again

...University Medical Center pulled out its SARS disaster plan. For six hours, hospital...right out of their pages for handling a SARS outbreak. Ultimately, the makeshift ward...situation was a test of Vanderbilt's SARS response plan and helped the hospital knock...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/01/17/met_401349.shtml
Metro
China orders civet cats slaughtered in anti-SARS measure

...China on Monday confirmed its first SARS case since an outbreak of the disease...been confirmed as a diagnosed case" of SARS. The World Health Organization in Beijing also confirmed the case as SARS. "Based on the combined tests of the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/01/06/liv_400025.shtml
Life & style
SARS test is run on teacher

...the results of lab tests for the deadly SARS virus. Dorothy Flanagan, 76, a science...results of her test and can rule out the SARS virus as the cause of her illness. Ms...flu. "I have not been diagnosed with SARS, and the public health department will...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/04/18/met_370078.shtml
Metro | Aiken County Board of Education | North Augusta High School
Search narrows for first effective SARS treatment

Scientists in search of a SARS cure have narrowed their focus to several...could take at least five years. For now, SARS treatment amounts to keeping patients...Toronto who are convinced it helps many SARS patients. But U.S. researchers, who...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/04/23/nat_370511.shtml
National
Travelers warned away from Toronto, Beijing, which fail to contain SARS virus

...and Toronto, where they might get the SARS virus and export it to new locations...action, he said, is that a cluster of SARS cases among health workers in another country...reports of at least three incidents of SARS being exported from Toronto. One involved...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/04/24/nat_370630.shtml
National
Teacher's SARS scare is over

...was feared to have contracted the deadly SARS virus during a recent trip to China, now...did confirm that the only two suspected SARS cases in the state were both male - one...likely it is that it's not related to SARS," Mr. Berry said. There are 35 suspected...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/04/19/met_370177.shtml
Metro | North Augusta High School
Scientists track SARS genetic adaptations during outbreak

...Chinese scientists have traced how the SARS virus genetically evolved during last year's...The work provides more evidence that SARS jumps from animals to humans, possibly...University of Chicago, who helped China's SARS Epidemiology Consortium analyze the findings...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/01/30/liv_402791.shtml
Life & style
China reports new cases of SARS for the first time in months

...China reported two suspected cases of SARS in Beijing and in the eastern province...but was only confirmed as a suspected SARS case on Thursday, it said. Five other...symptoms, it said. The second suspected SARS case was reported in Anhui, said the government...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/04/23/liv_413147.shtml
Life & style