Is the Wuhan virus same as SARS? Clearly state yes or no in your response. Explain the rationale of your choice (yes or no) in
2 to 3 sentences.
Like SARS, this latest outbreak is caused by a coronavirus, a family of viruses common to animals that range from the common cold, to more serious diseases, like Middle East respiratory syndrome (MERS).
Coronaviruses are a large family of viruses with some causing less-severe disease, such as the common cold, and others causing more severe disease such as Middle East respiratory syndrome ( MERS ) and Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome ( SARS ) coronaviruses.