Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS)
Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome
This page contains information on Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS).
Currently, there is no known SARS transmission anywhere in the world. The most recent human cases of SARS-CoV infection were reported in China in April 2004 in an outbreak resulting from laboratory-acquired infections. There remains a risk that SARS will re-emerge and the Department of Health and Ageing continues to monitor the SARS situation closely. Any new updates on SARS disease transmission and SARS preparedness activities will be posted at this site.
- Frequently Asked Questions
(updated 6 December 2006)
This page contains a list of frequently asked questions on Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS).
- Guidelines and Protocols
(updated 3 May 2004)
Protocols, Infection Control Guidelines and Laboratory guidelines, prepared by a working group from the Department of Health and Ageing and the Communicable Diseases Network of Australia (CDNA).