Published in Health and Medicine Week, October 2nd, 2006
According to a recent report published in the journal Epidemiology and Infection, "Severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) is a newly emerged infectious disease with a high case-fatality rate and devastating socio-economic impact.
"In this report we summarized the results from an epidemiological investigation of a SARS outbreak in a hospital in Tianjin, between April and May 2003. We collected epidemiological and clinical data on 111 suspect and probable cases of SARS associated with the outbreak. Transmission chain and outbreak clusters were...
Want to see the full article?
Welcome to NewsRx!
Learn more about a six-week, no-risk free trial of Health and Medicine Week
NewsRx also is available at LexisNexis, Gale, ProQuest, Factiva, Dialog, Thomson Reuters, NewsEdge, and Dow Jones.