Saturday, March 9, 2013

The Lancet: SARS legacy: outbreak reporting is expected and respected

The Lancet, Volume 381, Issue 9869
 Pages 779 - 781, 9 March 2013
doi:10.1016/S0140-6736(13)60185-3Cite or Link Using DOI
David L Heymann a bEmail Address, John S Mackenzie c d, Malik Peiris e
On March 15, 2003, WHO declared that the new disease it called severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) was a worldwide health threat. The disease emerged in late 2002, when an outbreak of atypical pneumonia began in Guangdong Province, China. It subsequently spread across the world via major air routes, reaching 29 countries on five continents. This international spread began when a doctor who had treated patients in China arrived in Hong Kong on Feb 21, 2003. His 1-day stay in a hotel led to i ...
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