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Transmission of SARS in three Chinese hospitals.

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OBJECTIVE: To quantify the transmissibility of severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) in hospitals in mainland China and to assess the effectiveness of control measures. METHODS: We report key epidemiological details of three major hospital outbreaks of SARS in mainland China, and estimate the evolution of the effective reproduction number in each of the three hospitals during the course of the outbreaks. RESULTS: The three successive hospital outbreaks infected 41, 99 and 91 people of who...

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10.1016/j.inhe.2009.02.004

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
NDM
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Author
Journal:
Tropical medicine and international health : TM and IH More from this journal
Volume:
14 Suppl 1
Issue:
SUPPL. 1
Pages:
71-78
Publication date:
2009-11-01
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EISSN:
1365-3156
ISSN:
1360-2276
Language:
English
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pubs:223869
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uuid:086193a1-4d3d-4be9-b4e1-b60340a2379e
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pubs:223869
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223869
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2012-12-19

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