Crisis Prevention and Management during SARS Outbreak, Singapore

@inproceedings{Quah2004CrisisPA,
  title={Crisis Prevention and Management during SARS Outbreak, Singapore},
  author={Stella R. Quah and Lee Hin-Peng},
  booktitle={Emerging infectious diseases},
  year={2004}
}
We discuss crisis prevention and management during the first 3 months of the severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) outbreak in Singapore. Four public health issues were considered: prevention measures, self-health evaluation, SARS knowledge, and appraisal of crisis management. We conducted telephone interviews with a representative sample of 1,201 adults, > or = 21 years of age. We found that sex, age, and attitude (anxiety and perception of open communication with authorities) were… CONTINUE READING

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