Kwo-Hsiung Hsu

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BACKGROUND The severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) spread rapidly around the world, largely because persons infected with the SARS-associated coronavirus (SARS-CoV) traveled on aircraft to distant cities. Although many infected persons traveled on commercial aircraft, the risk, if any, of in-flight transmission is unknown. METHODS We attempted to(More)
As of April 14, 2003, Taiwan had had 23 probable cases of severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS), 19 of which were imported. Taiwan isolated all 23 patients in negative-pressure rooms; extensive personal protective equipment was used for healthcare workers and visitors. For the first 6 weeks of the SARS outbreak, recognized spread was limited to one(More)
The potential to increase the supply of vaccine by diluting the vaccinia virus of Lister strain to face possible bioterrorism with smallpox was evaluated. Vaccinia-naïve subjects (n=97) were randomized to receive either undiluted or diluted (1:5, 1:10) vaccine, and previously vaccinated subjects (n=122) were randomized to receive either undiluted or diluted(More)
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