The present study was objected to check the awareness about SARS among scholars of university. The pupil of Bahauddin
Zakariya university Multan acted as the subjects for this research. Total of 109 subjects showed consent to be the part of this study.
Severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) is considered a deadly animal virus which, perhaps originated from bats and then it was
spread to other animals. According to a report, the humans were affected by SARS very firstly in 2002 in Guangdong, china. a report
by World health organization states that 8098 people were affected by SARS in an outbreak during 2003, out of which 774 died. It
was first observed as an influenza like disease with headache, fever leading to failure of respiratory system and sometimes death of
the patient. The early symptoms of SARS are headache, body ache, high fever, coughing and sneezing, feeling difficulty in breathing
leading to asthma sometimes. Treatment of SARS includes taking antibiotics (to prevent pneumonia) and some antiviral medicines.
Present research helped in knowing about the knowledge of SARS in university students. This study helped in estimating that
84.40% pupil consider SARS as a viral disease, 12.84% students think it’s a genetic problem while 9.17% suppose it’s a metabolic