Between November 2002 and August 2003 there were almost 8,500 cases of Sars, almost 1,000 of which were fatal

China

5,300

cases

Hong

Kong

1,700

Outbreak timeline

Nov 2002

May 2013

The outbreak began in China, before spreding to North America and Hong Kong, then to the rest of the world

US and Canada

300

Between November 2002 and August 2003 there were almost 8,500 cases of Sars, almost 1,000 of which were fatal

US and

Canada

300

China

5,300

cases

Hong

Kong

1,700

The outbreak began in China, before spreding to North America and Hong Kong, then to the rest of the world

Outbreak timeline

Nov 2002

May 2013