Published in Respiratory Therapeutics Week, February 13th, 2006
According to recent research from People's Republic of China, "An unprecedented community outbreak of severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) occurred in the Amoy Gardens, a high-rise residential complex in Hong Kong.
"Droplet, air, contaminated fomites, and rodent pests have been proposed to be mechanisms for transmitting SARS in a short period. We studied nasopharyngeal viral load of SARS patients on admission and their geographic distribution."
"Higher nasopharyngeal viral load was found in patients living in...
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