[ sahrz-koh-vee-wuhn ]
/ ˈsɑrzˈkoʊ viˈwʌn /
Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome-Coronavirus 1: the first identified strain of a coronavirus that causes SARS. It appeared in late 2002 and subsequently triggered short-lived epidemics mostly in parts of East Asia.
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Originally SARS-CoV, Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome-Coronavirus .
See also SARS-CoV-2.
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