Published in Medical Letter on the CDC and FDA, December 22nd, 1997
Specimens have been forwarded to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) for confirmation. CDC experts, who were scheduled to arrive in Hong Kong the week of December 8, 1997, to investigate the situation after the second case was announced December 1, arrived in Hong Kong days earlier. The Health Department called an urgent meeting of the Special Working Group for December 7.
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