SARS symptoms, countries affected, how to avoid it, treatment, and more [Archives:2003/631/Health]
What is SARS?
SARS stands for severe acute respiratory syndrome.
What are the symptoms of SARS?
The main symptoms of SARS are:
– a high fever (over 38 C) associated with one or more respiratory symptoms, including:
* shortness of breath
* difficulty breathing.
People who experience these symptoms and have been to an affected area are advised to see a doctor immediately.
The above is taken from the World Health Organisation (WHO) advice – 4 April:
Which countries are classified as \”affected\””?
As of 2 April