Published in TB and Outbreaks Week, May 27th, 2003
The latest discovery came as Hong Kong officials said in late April that 12 people who recovered from SARS have suffered relapses. The new findings raise questions as to how doctors can tell whether a patient has fully recovered, underscoring the difficulty health authorities face in tackling this new disease.
"The virus still exists in the patients' urine and stool after they were discharged. It will persist for at least another month or maybe even longer,"...
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