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  1. A shot in the arm

    Posted Feb 02nd 2008, 12:00am by Mary Ann, Mary Ann Benitez

    ... in a Hong Kong hotel and spread globally in March 2003. The team found a novel coronavirus was causing the disease, which infected 1,755 people across the city and caused 300 deaths. 'The good ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/625225/shot-arm
  2. Ignorance was always the biggest enemy as scientists raced to unravel the mystery virus

    Posted Feb 27th 2008, 12:00am by Mary Ann, Mary Ann Benitez

    ... made it so deadly. On March 26, 2003, the University of Hong Kong's team of virologists determined that Sars was caused by a 'tricky' new coronavirus. Until Sars surfaced, there were only 11 known animal coronaviruses, so named for their halo- or crown-like (corona) appearance under a microscope. Coronaviruses had been known to cause colds in humans and were associated ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/627781/ignorance-was-always-biggest-enemy-scientists-raced-unravel-mystery-virus

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