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Why China’s Mystery Illness Is Reviving Fears of SARS

Tuesday, January 21, 2020  

There’s alarm in central China where a mysterious outbreak of pneumonia has been linked to a new coronavirus -- a family of bugs responsible for diseases that range in severity from the common cold to Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome, or SARS. Because some of the patients worked or shopped at a seafood market where live animals and wildlife parts were also reportedly sold, there was concern that the pathogen might have come from animals, as SARS probably did -- reviving memories of the epidemic that killed almost 800 people about 17 years ago. Early findings that the new pathogen isn’t transmitted easily from person to person proved premature, although some differences remain.

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