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The SAR's virus?

Bob xyzbbruner at uclink4.berkeley.edu
Sat Apr 19 14:50:37 EST 2003


On Sat, 19 Apr 2003 16:48:29 GMT, coroscant at hotmail.com (Christopher)
wrote:

>After watching a movie last week called 'The Omega Man', and with all
>the news about this virus I was just wondering that if a cure wasn't
>found, could it kill off most of the entire human race, or is the
>human race just to big in numbers for it to do it?

The "worst" estimates are that it kills a few % of those who get it
(like maybe 4%). And it is fairly easy to avoid getting infected.

BTW the name is SARS, not SAR's. SARS is an acronym for the name,
severe acute respiratory syndrome.

bob





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