• By Dana Sparks

Where Are We 10 Years After SARS?

April 22, 2013

13_238049_SARS_logo_finalA decade ago the SARS pandemic hit China and infected over 8,000 people around the world. Severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) was a global outbreak and public health scientists were racing to understand and contain this mystery illness. Gregory Poland, M.D., director of the Mayo Clinic Vaccine Research Group, says this 10-year anniversary is a good reminder of how we improve response to pandemics.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Remembers SARS and CDC response timeline

Sound bites with Dr. Poland are available in the downloads

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