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Transmission dynamics and control of severe acute respiratory syndrome.

Abstract:

Severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) is a recently described illness of humans that has spread widely over the past 6 months. With the use of detailed epidemiologic data from Singapore and epidemic curves from other settings, we estimated the reproductive number for SARS in the absence of interventions and in the presence of control efforts. We estimate that a single infectious case of SARS will infect about three secondary cases in a population that has not yet instituted control measure...

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10.1126/science.1086616

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Journal:
Science (New York, N.Y.)
Volume:
300
Issue:
5627
Pages:
1966-1970
Publication date:
2003-06-05
DOI:
EISSN:
1095-9203
ISSN:
0036-8075
URN:
uuid:21815fda-0ff1-4b33-8574-45d13a395c2d
Source identifiers:
223859
Local pid:
pubs:223859

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