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SARS Outbreak (General Information)


How many cases of SARS have been reported so far? Visit WHO's SARS page for daily updates on case reports in the United States and other countries. To date, most of the cases have been reported from China.

How many people have died from SARS? Visit WHO's SARS page at www.cdc.gov for a daily update of SARS cases and deaths.

What is CDC doing to combat this health threat?

CDC is working closely with WHO and other partners as part of a global collaboration to address the SARS outbreak. For its part in this international effort, CDC has taken the following actions:

  • Activated its Emergency Operations Center to provide round-the-clock coordination and response.
  • Committed more than 160 infectious disease experts and support staff to work on the SARS response.
  • Deployed medical officers, epidemiologists, and other specialists to assist with on-site investigations around the world.
  • Provided ongoing assistance to state and local health departments in investigating possible cases of SARS in the United States.
  • Issued multiple notices providing guidance on ways to minimize the risk for SARS in health-care facilities, in the household, when traveling, and in other settings.
  • Conducted extensive laboratory testing of clinical specimens from SARS patients to identify the cause of the disease.
  • Initiated a system for distributing health alert notices to travelers who may have been exposed to cases of SARS.
  • As always, CDC is committed to communicating regularly and effectively with public health professionals, elected leaders, clinicians, and the general public.

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