SARS Update

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    The CDC website shows that there are 109 confirmed cases of SARS in the United States. This does not include the 3 cases of confirmed SARS here in Maine.

    That brings the total to 112.

    Cover your mouth when you cough! Wash your hands!
     
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    The story behind SARS...
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    Sars: The people who risked their lives to stop the virus
    15 August 2013 > Ten years ago, the world was in the grip of a panic over an outbreak of a mysterious illness - Sars.
     
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    Bats and snakes make possum run an' hide behind the couch...

    Researchers find SARS-like virus that can jump from bats to humans
    Nov. 10, 2015 - The virus, which has not infected humans, was not susceptible to previously effective SARS drugs.
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    Snake venom may stop bleeding in surgeries for patients on blood thinners
    Nov. 11, 2015 - The venom, when combined with a hydrogel, closed surgical wounds on rats treated with anti-coagulants in 20 seconds or less.
     

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