Table 2

 Clinical features of SARS on presentation1–3,14

Symptom% Of patients with symptom
Persistent fever >38°C 99–100
Non-productive cough 57–75
Myalgia 45–61
Chills/rigor 15–73
Headache 20–56
Dyspnoea 40–42
Malaise 31–45
Nausea and vomiting 20–35
Diarrhoea 20–25
Sore throat 13–25
Dizziness 4.2–43
Sputum production 4.9–29
Coryza 2.1–23
Arthralgia 10.4