COVID-19 kills more than SARS in 2003
Illustration of Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome coronavirus 2, the cause of COVID-19 (Alissa Eckert, MS, Dan Higgins, MAMS)
It’s a grim milestone in Canada.
COVID-19 has killed more people than the SARS epidemic.
In 2003 during SARS, 44 people died in a six-month span but 53 people have already died in just two months. That’s when COVID-19 was first reported in Canada.
The coronavirus is much more contagious than the virus that causes SARS.