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Clues to the Animal Origins of SARS

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Science  30 May 2003:
Vol. 300, Issue 5624, pp. 1351
DOI: 10.1126/science.300.5624.1351a

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On 23 May, Chinese researchers announced that they had found the virus that causes severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) in civet cats, a species eaten as a delicacy in China. Just as the results were announced, a new cluster of 11 probable cases surfaced in Toronto, 2 weeks after the Canadian city had been declared SARS-free.

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