Published in TB and Outbreaks Week, July 25th, 2006
"The first cases of severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) were identified in November 2002, in Guangdong Province, China. The epidemic spread rapidly within China and internationally, with 8454 recorded infections and 792 deaths by June 15, 2003," scientists in the People's Republic of China report.
Accoriding to J.S. Yuan and colleagues at the Chinese Academy of Science in Beijing, "Temperature, relative humidity, and wind velocity were the three key meteorological determinants affecting the transmission of SARS.
"The peak spread of SARS...
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