Published in TB and Outbreaks Week, December 9th, 2003
"We hope SARS doesn't come back," said Dr. Julie Gerberding, the nation's chief public health watchdog, noting "there is reason to be optimistic" that if it does re-emerge, the disease will be quickly identified, treated and contained.
But the CDC director added in a speech to the National Press Club, "In the history of my professional experience and I think probably in the history of medicine, I can't think of any infectious disease that emerged once and then went away on its own. So I think we fully need to...
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