severe acute respiratory syndrome

noun

Definition of severe acute respiratory syndrome

: sars

Examples of severe acute respiratory syndrome in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web These mRNA serve as blueprints for your cells to manufacture the severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) spike protein. Bruce Y. Lee, Forbes, 15 July 2022 The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention promoted them during the severe acute respiratory syndrome outbreak of 2003 and the swine flu pandemic of 2009. Andrew Jacobs, BostonGlobe.com, 3 July 2022 Keep in mind what’s happened since the severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) of 2003 left over 8,000 sick and at least 774 people dead. Bruce Y. Lee, Forbes, 18 May 2022 The monkeypox virus is clearly not as contagious and doesn’t tend to spread via aerosolized small respiratory droplets as the severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) does. Bruce Y. Lee, Forbes, 22 May 2022 Eventually, whole genome sequencing of the sample revealed that she had been infected with the Delta variant of the severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2). Bruce Y. Lee, Forbes, 22 Apr. 2022 That wouldn’t have been a problem if the virus could have been contained or eradicated, like the one that causes severe acute respiratory syndrome. Karen Kaplanscience And Medicine Editor, Los Angeles Times, 22 Mar. 2022 Sotrovimab is an antibody that was identified in the blood of a patient who had recovered from the first severe acute respiratory syndrome virus, which emerged nearly two decades ago. Carolyn Y. Johnson, BostonGlobe.com, 17 Dec. 2021 Wu Yiling, founder of Yiling Pharmaceutical, created the pills to fight severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) using a recipe of 13 herbal extracts prescribed by a medical textbook written in China 1,800 years ago. Grady Mcgregor, Fortune, 22 Apr. 2022 See More

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2003, in the meaning defined above

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31 Jul 2022

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“Severe acute respiratory syndrome.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/severe%20acute%20respiratory%20syndrome. Accessed 13 Aug. 2022.

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severe acute respiratory syndrome

noun

Medical Definition of severe acute respiratory syndrome

: sars In late 2002 and early 2003 epidemiologists in Ottawa, Ontario were able to … identify and help stop the spread of an outbreak of SARS (severe acute respiratory syndrome) that began in China.— Larry Brilliant, Forbes

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