How many people died of SARS worldwide? During November 2002 through July 2003, a total of 8,098 people worldwide became sick with severe acute respiratory syndrome that was accompanied by either pneumonia or respiratory distress syndrome (probable cases), according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Of these, 774 died.
Coronavirus death toll in China climbs to 132, … A total of 132 people have died from the disease, state-run Xinhua news agency reported. In Hubei province, of which Wuhan is the provincial capital, 3,554 confirmed cases have been reported with 125 deaths as of Tuesday, it said.
But those figures describe how many people so far have become sick and died. Here in Utah, two teenagers, both students at the Utah Military Academy charter school, recently died from different strains of it. If this season is a normal one, 36,000 Americans will perish from the flu, according to the Centers for Disease Control.