The cause of the severe acute respiratory syndrome virus was confirmed Wednesday as World Health Organization representatives reported that Beijing had up to five times more SARS cases than China has officially acknowledged.
Scientists reported Thursday that the new virus present in those suffering from the respiratory illness known as severe acute respiratory syndrome comes from the same family as the one that causes the common cold.
As the flu-like disease known as severe acute respiratory syndrome continues to spread, a senior Chinese physician Wednesday accused his government of covering up details about the number of SARS cases in Beijing.
The mysterious flu-like virus known as severe acute respiratory syndrome has infected 42 more people in Hong Kong and 27 more in mainland China government officials said Sunday.
Health authorities turned to legal moves Friday in their continuing efforts to control an outbreak of severe acute respiratory syndrome, a mysterious virus that has infected more than 2,300 people in 18 countries.
The World Health Organization urged travelers Wednesday to avoid Hong Kong and China's southern Guangdong province, where a mysterious flu-like disease has been spreading rapidly.
China on Wednesday dramatically increased the number of people diagnosed with a mystery virus that the World Health Organization says could be the same illness that has killed almost 50 people worldwide and has infected more than 1,300.
With the total number of reported cases of a mysterious flu-like illness reported reaching 487, many researchers are pinning their hopes on the finding that the ailment may be caused by a virus that comes from the same family as…
Medical researchers reported Wednesday they may have discovered a key clue in their race to identify and develop treatments for the mysterious flu-like illness that they suspect originated in China.
The World Health Organization estimated Wednesday that since Feb. 26, four people have died and 167 have become ill after contracting a mysterious flu-like illness.
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