SARS was a disease never-before seen, and people did not know what to do. Scientists around the globe raced to find a way to fight off the disease, but 8 months after its discovery, the virus died out. How did the SARS pandemic end?
In March 2003, the World Health Organization (WHO) released a global alert to warn about an emergence of a “severe form of pneumonia.” This virus would later be known as SARS-CoV, or Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus. Learn more about the signs and symptoms of SARS.