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Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) (cont.)

SARS Pictures

Media file 1: SARS-associated coronavirus. The coronavirus is now recognized as the cause of the 2003 SARS outbreak. Photo courtesy of the Centers for Disease Control/Dr. Fred Murphy.
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Media file 2: SARS-associated coronavirus. Coronaviruses are a group of viruses that have a halo or crownlike (corona) appearance when viewed under a microscope. Photo courtesy of the Centers for Disease Control/CD Humphrey and TG Ksiazek.
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Media file 3: Lung tissue pathology due to SARS. This image shows pathologic cytoarchitectural changes indicative of diffuse alveolar damage, as well as a multinucleated giant cell with no conspicuous viral inclusions. Photo courtesy of the Centers for Disease Control/Dr. Sherif Zaki.
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Media file 4: Coronavirus OC43. Photo courtesy of the Centers for Disease Control/Dr. Erskine Palmer.
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Severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) is a serious, potentially life-threatening viral infection caused by a previously unrecognized virus from the Coronaviridae family.

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