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List of SARS outbreaks

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There have been two SARS outbreaks that have affected either some parts of population or most of the world. In 2002, SARS-CoV virus strain is responsible for the 2002-2004 epidemic of SARS virus which had infected over 8000 and had killed nearly 800.

The SARS-CoV-2 is responsible for the 2019-20 coronavirus pandemic. SARS-CoV-2 has a much lower case fatality ratio (CFR) than SARS-CoV, however, it is much more viable for spread. The 2019-20 pandemic has been described as the worst since the Spanish flu[1] and as the most impactful global event since World War II.[2]

2002–2004 SARS outbreak[edit]

2002–2004 SARS outbreak
SARS map.svg
A map of the infected countries of the epidemic of SARS between 1 November 2002 and 7 August 2003
  Countries with confirmed deaths
  Countries with confirmed infections
  Countries without confirmed cases
Sars Cases and Deaths.pdf
A map of SARS cases and deaths around the world regarding the global population
DiseaseSARS
Virus strainSARS-CoV
LocationWorldwide
First case16 November 2002
OriginShunde, Guangdong, China
Confirmed cases8,096
Deaths
774
2003 Probable cases of SARS - Worldwide

The 2002–2004 SARS outbreak was an epidemic involving the severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) virus, which originated in Foshan, China during November of 2002. Over 8,000 people were infected, and at least 774 died worldwide.[3]

2019–20 coronavirus pandemic[edit]

2019–20 coronavirus pandemic
COVID-19 Outbreak World Map per Capita.svg
Map of confirmed cases per capita as of 21 March 2020
   > 1 case per 1,000 inhabitants
   1–10 cases per 10,000 inhabitants
   1–10 cases per 100,000 inhabitants
   1–10 cases per 1 million inhabitants
   1–10 cases per 10 million inhabitants
   1–10 cases per 100 million inhabitants
   No confirmed cases
Total confirmed cases map
COVID-19 Outbreak World Map.svg
Map of total confirmed cases as of 21 March 2020
   10,000+ confirmed cases
   1,000–9,999 confirmed cases
   100–999 confirmed cases
   10–99 confirmed cases
   1–9 confirmed cases
   No confirmed cases
Deaths per capita map
COVID-19 Outbreak World Map Total Deaths per Capita.svg
Map of deaths per capita as of 20 March 2020
  100+ deaths per million inhabitants
  10–100 deaths per million inhabitants
  1–10 deaths per million inhabitants
  0.1–1 deaths per million inhabitants
  0.01–0.1 deaths per million inhabitants
  >0–0.01 deaths per million inhabitants
  No deaths or no data
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  • Hospitalised patients in Tehran
  • Disinfection vehicles in Taipei
  • Empty shelves in an Australian supermarket due to panic buying
  • Health checks at Linate Airport in Milan
  • The Italian government's outbreak task force
DiseaseCoronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19)
Virus strainSevere acute respiratory syndrome
coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2)
LocationWorldwide (list of locations)
First caseWuhan, Hubei, China
30°37′11″N 114°15′28″E / 30.61972°N 114.25778°E / 30.61972; 114.25778
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OriginWuhan, Hubei, China
Confirmed cases1,446,000+[4][5]
Recovered308,000+[4][5]
Deaths
83,000+[4][5]
Territories
220+[4][5]

severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2).[6] The outbreak was first identified in Wuhan, Hubei, China, in December 2019, and was recognized as a pandemic by the World Health Organization (WHO) on 11 March 2020.[7] As of 4 April, more than 1,100,000 cases of COVID-19 have been reported in over 220 countries and territories, resulting in more than 83,000 deaths and 308,000 recoveries.[4][5]

Comparing the SARS outbreaks[edit]

Compared Spread of SARS outbreaks (as of 9 April 2020 for SARS-CoV-2)[8]
Name Countries Confirmed Deaths
2002–2004 SARS outbreak 29 8,000+ 774


2019–20 coronavirus pandemic 220+ (includes unrecognized or partially recognized territories) 1,677,298+ 101,579+

See also[edit]

  • 2019–20 coronavirus pandemic
  • SARS outbreak

References[edit]

  1. https://www.starbeacon.com/news/coronavirus/1918-pandemic-similar-in-many-ways-to-todays-covid-19/article_b2e1c0bc-20ab-5820-8836-52671bda59c4.html
  2. "Coronavirus outbreak 'greatest test since WW2'". BBC News. April 2020.
  3. "How SARS terrified the world in 2003, infecting more than 8,000 people and killing 774". businessinsider.com. 20 February 2020.
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 4.3 4.4 "Coronavirus COVID-19 Global Cases". Johns Hopkins University. Retrieved 20 March 2020.
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 5.3 5.4 "Coronavirus Update (Live): 284,712 Cases and 11,842 Deaths from COVID-19 Virus Outbreak - Worldometer". www.worldometers.info.
  6. "Coronavirus disease 2019". World Health Organization. Retrieved 15 March 2020.
  7. "WHO Director-General's opening remarks at the media briefing on COVID-19 – 11 March 2020". World Health Organization. 11 March 2020. Retrieved 11 March 2020.
  8. News, B. N. O. (18 February 2020). "Tracking coronavirus: Map, data and timeline". BNO News. Retrieved 4 March 2020.


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