Severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) is a viral respiratory disease of zoonotic origin caused by severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus, the first identified strain of the SARS coronavirus species severe acute respiratory syndrome–related coronavirus (SARSr-CoV). The first known cases occurred in November 2002, and the syndrome caused the 2002–2004 SARS outbreak. Around late 2017, Chinese scientists traced the virus through the intermediary of Asian palm civets to cave-dwelling horseshoe bats in Xiyang Yi Ethnic Township, Yunnan.
Epidemiology of binge drinking
Binge drinking is the practice of drinking approximately five drinks over a short period of time. Definitions of binge drinking differ in small ways across cultures and across population subgroups. For example, many studies use gender-specific measures of
2002–2004 SARS outbreak
The 2002–2004 outbreak of severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS), caused by severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus, infected over 8,000 people from 29 different countries and territories, and resulted in at least 774 deaths worldwide
Hopkins syndrome
Hopkins syndrome is a neurological disorder. Its cause has not been established, but its association with asthma exacerbations has led to suspicion that the initial viral insult that causes the respiratory infection is also implicated in the subsequent
Zhou Zhengyi
Zhou Zhengyi, Known in Hong Kong as Chau Ching Ngai, is a businessman and property developer from Shanghai, China. Zhou profited from Shanghai's real estate boom in the late 1990s to early 2000s, and was once described as the 11th richest man in China
Strong measure zero set
In mathematical analysis, a strong measure zero set is a subset A of the real line with the following property:for every sequence (εn) of positive reals there exists a sequence (In) of intervals such that |In| < εn for all n and A is contained in the
Cuboid fracture
A cuboid fracture is a fracture of the cuboid bone of the foot. Diagnosis is by X-ray imaging, magnetic resonance imaging, or bone scan. Treatment may be conservative or involve surgery, depending on the type of fracture. They are rare
Obesity hypoventilation syndrome
Obesity hypoventilation syndrome (OHS) is a condition in which severely overweight people fail to breathe rapidly or deeply enough, resulting in low oxygen levels and high blood carbon dioxide (CO2) levels. The syndrome is often associated with
Smith's fracture
A Smith's fracture, is a fracture of the distal radius
A wheeze is a continuous, coarse, whistling sound produced in the respiratory airways during breathing. For wheezes to occur, some part of the respiratory tree must be narrowed or obstructed, or airflow velocity within the respiratory tree must be
Chalceus guaporensis
Chalceus guaporensis is a species of freshwater fish in the family Chalceidae that inhabits northern South America. Alongside C. epakros and C. spilogyros, it was added to the genus Chalceus in the year 2004