Control Measures for Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) in Taiwan

  title={Control Measures for Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) in Taiwan},
  author={Shiing-Jer Twu and Tzay-Jinn Chen and Chien-Jen Chen and Sonja Olsen and L T Lee and Tamara Fisk and Kwo-Hsiung Hsu and Shawn-Chwen Chang and K T Chen and I-Hsin Chiang and Yi-Chun Wu and J J Wu and Scott F Dowell},
  booktitle={Emerging infectious diseases},
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 healthcare worker and three household contacts. 

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