Further research into the beginning of SARS has led to interesting discoveries that it was actually discovered in the Philippines long time ago. It was then known by a simpler name, SAR or A-SAR. Just like SARS today, it spread very rapidly through face-to-face personal contacts.
ASAR - a carrier person who may infect others.
ASAR TALAGA - a person who is very contagious; very
dangerous to approach; needs attention by healthy
NANG-A-A-SAR - a person who is maliciously spreading
NAASAR - a person who is infected with the disease.
NAGKA-ASARAN - the process of transmitting the disease
PANG-ASAR - Any medium of spreading the disease.
NAASAR TALAGA - A person in very serious condition;
needs quarantine; could be fatal.
ASARAN NA - when a group or community is already
NAPIKON - a victim of ASAR who is beyond recovery;
should not be touched by anybody, not even friends or relatives.