Published in TB and Outbreaks Week, March 2nd, 2004
According to recent research from the United States and China, "The largest outbreak of severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) struck Beijing in spring 2003. Multiple importations of SARS to Beijing initiated transmission in several healthcare facilities. Beijing's outbreak began March 5; by late April, daily hospital admissions for SARS exceeded 100 for several days; 2,521 cases of probable SARS occurred."
"Attack rates were highest in those 20-39 years of age; 1% of cases occurred in children <10...
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