Emergencies preparedness, response

Severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS)

  • 18 May 2004
    China’s latest SARS outbreak has been contained, but biosafety concerns remain – Update 7
  • 5 May 2004
    SARS in China: investigation continues – Update 6
  • 30 April 2004
    China confirms SARS infection in another previously reported case; summary of cases to date – Update 5
  • 29 April 2004
    China confirms SARS infection in two previously reported cases – update 4
  • 28 April 2004
    China reports additional SARS case - update 3
  • 26 April 2004
    Additional patients in China under investigation for SARS; WHO team travels to Beijing - update 2
  • 23 April 2004
    China reports additional SARS cases - update
  • 22 April 2004
    SARS: one suspected case reported in China
  • 31 January 2004
    New case of laboratory-confirmed SARS in Guangdong, China - update 5
  • 27 January 2004
    Update 4: Review of probable and laboratory-confirmed SARS cases in southern China
  • 8 January 2004
    Update 3: Announcement of suspected SARS case in southern China; Investigation of source of infection for confirmed case begins tomorrow
  • 5 January 2004
    Laboratory confirmation of a SARS case in southern China - update 2
  • 30 December 2003
    Suspected Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) case in southern China - update
  • 28 December 2003
    Suspected Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) case in southern China
  • 17 December 2003
    Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) in Taiwan, China
  • 24 September 2003
    Severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) in Singapore - update 2
  • 16 September 2003
    Severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) in Singapore - update
  • 10 September 2003
    Severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) in Singapore
  • 25 August 2003
    Outbreak in British Columbia, Canada is not SARS
  • 5 July 2003
    Update 96 - Taiwan, China: SARS transmission interrupted in last outbreak area
  • 4 July 2003
    Update 95 - SARS: Chronology of a serial killer
  • 3 July 2003
    Update 94 – Preparing for the next influenza season in a world altered by SARS
  • 2 July 2003
    Update 93 – Toronto removed from list of areas with recent local transmission
  • 1 July 2003
    Update 92 – Chronology of travel recommendations, areas with local transmission
  • 30 June 2003
    Update 91 – SARS research: the effect of patents and patent applications
  • 27 June 2003
    Update 90 – Case in Japan discarded, criteria for removal from the list of countries with recent local transmission
  • 26 June 2003
    Update 89 – What happens if SARS returns?
  • 20 June 2003
    Update 85 - WHO case definition for diagnostic purposes, Hong Kong close to being removed from list of areas with local transmission
  • 19 June 2003
    Update 84 – Can SARS be eradicated or eliminated?
  • 18 June 2003
    Update 83 – One hundred days into the outbreak
  • 17 June 2003
    Update 82 – Change in travel recommendations for Taiwan
  • 16 June 2003
    Update 81 – WHO scientific meeting on SARS opens tomorrow
  • 13 June 2003
    Update 80 - Change in travel recommendations for parts of China, situation in Toronto
  • 12 June 2003
    Update 79 – Situation in China
  • 11 June 2003
    Update 78 – Situation in Toronto
  • 10 June 2003
    Update 77 - WHO officials to visit China
  • 9 June 2003
    Update 76 - Situation in China, Taiwan and Hong Kong
  • 6 June 2003
    Update 75 - Update on Situation in Singapore
  • 5 June 2003
    Update 74 - Global decline in cases and deaths continues
  • 4 June 2003
    Update 73 - No new deaths, but vigilance needed for imported cases
  • 3 June 2003
    Update 72 - Situation in China
  • 2 June 2003
    Update 71 - Status of diagnostic tests, training course in China
  • 30 May 2003
    Update 70 - Singapore removed from list of areas with local SARS transmission
  • 29 May 2003
    Update 69 - Situation in China
  • 28 May 2003
    Update 68 - SARS situation in Taiwan
  • 27 May 2003
    Update 67 - SARS resolution approved, situation in Taiwan
  • 26 May 2003
    Update 66 - Situation in Toronto, interpretation of “areas with recent local transmission”
  • 23 May 2003
    Update 63 - World Health Organization changes Hong Kong, Guangdong travel recommendations
  • 22 May 2003
    Update 62 - More than 8000 cases reported globally, situation in Taiwan, data on in-flight transmission, report on Henan Province, China
  • 21 May 2003
    Update 61 - WHO extends its SARS related travel advice to all of Taiwan province, China
  • 20 May 2003
    Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS)-multi-country outbreak - Update 60
  • 19 May 2003
    Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS)-multi-country outbreak - Update 59
  • 17 May 2003
    Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS)-multi-country outbreak - Update 58
  • 16 May 2003
    Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS)-multi-country outbreak - Update 57
  • 15 May 2003
    Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS)-multi-country outbreak - Update 56
  • 14 May 2003
    Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS)-multi-country outbreak - Update 55
  • 13 May 2003
    Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS)-multi-country outbreak - Update 54
  • 12 May 2003
    Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS)-multi-country outbreak - Update 53
  • 10 May 2003
    Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS)-multi-country outbreak - Update 52
  • 9 May 2003
    Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS)-multi-country outbreak - Update 51
  • 8 May 2003
    Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS)-multi-country outbreak - Update 50
  • 7 May 2003
    Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS)-multi-country outbreak - Update 49
  • 6 May 2003
    Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS)-multi-country outbreak - Update 48
  • 5 May 2003
    Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS)-multi-country outbreak - Update 47
  • 3 May 2003
    Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS)-multi-country outbreak - Update 46
  • 2 May 2003
    Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS)-multi-country outbreak - Update 45
  • 1 May 2003
    Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) - Multi-country outbreak - Update 44
  • 30 April 2003
    Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) - Multi-country outbreak - Update 43
  • 29 April 2003
    Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) - Multi-country outbreak - Update 42
  • 28 April 2003
    Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) - Multi-country outbreak - Update 41
  • 26 April 2003
    Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) - Multi-country outbreak Update 40
  • 25 April 2003
    Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) - Multi-country outbreak Update 39
  • 24 April 2003
    Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) - Multi-country outbreak Update 38
  • 23 April 2003
    Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) Multi-country outbreak Update 37
  • 22 April 2003
    Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) - multi-country outbreak - Update 36
  • 21 April 2003
    Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) - multi-country outbreak - Update 35
  • 19 April 2003
    Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) - multi-country outbreak - Update 34
  • 18 April 2003
    Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) - multi-country outbreak - Update 33
  • 17 April 2003
    Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) - multi-country outbreak - Update 32
  • 16 April 2003
    Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) - multi-country outbreak - Update 31
  • 15 April 2003
    Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) - multi-country outbreak - Update 30
  • 14 April 2003
    Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) - multi-country outbreak - Update 29
  • 12 April 2003
    Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) - multi-country outbreak - Update 28
  • 11 April 2003
    Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) - multi-country outbreak - Update 27
  • 10 April 2003
    Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) - multi-country outbreak - Update 26
  • 9 April 2003
    Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) - multi-country outbreak - Update 25
  • 8 April 2003
    Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) - multi-country outbreak - Update 24
  • 7 April 2003
    Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) - multi-country outbreak - Update 23
  • 5 April 2003
    Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) - multi-country outbreak - Update 22
  • 4 April 2003
    Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) - multi-country outbreak - Update 21
  • 3 April 2003
    Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) - multi-country outbreak - Update 20
  • 2 April 2003
    Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) - multi-country outbreak - Update 19
  • 2 April 2003
    Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) - multi-country outbreak - Update 18
  • 2 April 2003
    Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) multi-country outbreak - Update 17
  • 1 April 2003
    Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) - multi-country outbreak - Update 16
  • 31 March 2003
    Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) - multi-country outbreak - Update 15
  • 29 March 2003
    Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) - multi-country outbreak - Update 14
  • 28 March 2003
    Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) - multi-country outbreak - Update 13
  • 27 March 2003
    Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) - multi-country outbreak - Update 12
  • 27 March 2003
    Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) multi-country outbreak - Update 11
  • 26 March 2003
    Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) multi-country outbreak - Update 10
  • 25 March 2003
    Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) multi-country outbreak - Update 9
  • 24 March 2003
    Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) multi-country outbreak - Update 8
  • 22 March 2003
    Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) multi-country outbreak - Update 7
  • 21 March 2003
    Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) multi-country outbreak - Update 6
  • 20 March 2003
    Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) multi-country outbreak - Update 5
  • 19 March 2003
    Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) multi-country outbreak - Update 4
  • 18 March 2003
    Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) multi-country outbreak - Update 3
  • 17 March 2003
    Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) - multi-country outbreak - Update 2
  • 16 March 2003
    Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) - multi-country outbreak - Update