New Sars Like Virus Hits in Saudi Arabi
A new strain of the Sars virus has arrived in Saudi Arabia killing 2 people. Sars first emerged in China back in 2002. WHO claims investigations were being conducted into the likely source of the infection, the method of exposure, and the possibility of human-to-human transmission of the new Sars like virus. The World Health Organization urged all its member states to continue surveillance for severe acute respiratory infections. They want to keep a close eye on this Sars like virus.
SARS if you don’t remember is short for Severe acute respiratory syndrome. It is a viral respiratory disease. 916 people died in 2002 from this fast moving virus. 50% of the deaths were those over the age of 65. The last infected Sars case in humans was in 2003.
Sars Like Virus Symptoms May Include:
- Sore Throat.
- Shortness of breath may occur in later stages.
How to Avoid The Sars Like Virus
- Avoid travelling to areas where the virus is confirmed.
- Use of Quarantine. Keeping people away from those infected is a must.
- Keep your immune system in tip top shape.