Published in TB and Outbreaks Week, February 28th, 2006
"Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) emerged recently as a new infectious disease that was transmitted efficiently in the healthcare setting and particularly affected healthcare workers (HCWs), patients and visitors.
"The efficiency of transmission within healthcare facilities was recognized following significant hospital outbreaks of SARS in Canada, China, Hong Kong, Singapore, Taiwan and Vietnam," scientists writing in the journal Public Health report.
According to researchers, "The causative agent of SARS was identified as a novel...
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