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    TEXT VERSION OF SLIDE:

    Title: SARS: Transmission
    Type: Text and Picture Slide
    Content: [Includes photo of woman wearing an oxygen mask.]
    • Spread through airborne droplets released when infected person coughs or sneezes
    • Or through contact with body fluids
    • Not likely to be transmitted in offices or on public transportation
    Speaker Notes:

    6. SARS can be spread through the air, when patients cough or sneeze, or through contact with body fluids. It is less likely, though possible, to contract the disease through casual contact, such as on public transportation or in most workplaces.