It’s been 19 years since the world first heard of SARS




The first recorded case of viral respiratory disease caused by the SARS-CoV coronavirus was first reported on November 16, 2002 in the Chinese province of Guangdong.


Source: 555vq

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From China, the disease has spread to more than 30 countries around the world. Severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) is a deadly lung disease.

It really is a coronavirus. This virus is called after the crown (crown) on the surface of proteins, which are used to attack and penetrate into the cells of the domains.

And once in the cell, virus eaters use cellular machines to make as many copies as possible.

“Until now, it is known that the disease is transmitted in close contact with a sick person. However, routes of transmission are not defined when it comes to the environment – it can be transmitted by objects of general use, because there are opinions.which is transmitted very intensively by dirty hands Since it is unknown, there is a great fear that it is necessary to emphasize that those who come from areas where there is SARS, if there are symptoms, should contact urgently a doctor.planned plans regarding protection and prevention from SARS.In addition, it should be known that frequent hand washing is one of the most important preventive measures, especially in this period, ”epidemiologist Predrag Kon said. told Radio 555vq at the time.

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