Published in Medical Letter on the CDC and FDA, May 4th, 2003
Puzzled by the rapid but seemingly erratic spread of the new disease, a WHO team is visiting hospitals and talking with experts in the southern Chinese province of Guangdong, where the epidemic of severe acute respiratory syndrome began.
The four-member team is most interested in "the phenomenon of "super spreaders" - people who seem to spread their disease to a lot of other people," said the WHO team leader, Dr. Robert Breiman.
Figuring out why they are so...
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