Treatment

In spite of a concerted global effort, scientists have yet to find an effective treatment for SARS. Antibiotic drugs don't work against viruses, and antiviral drugs haven't shown much benefit.

Oct. 22, 2016
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Severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS)