Environmental transmission of SARS at Amoy Gardens.

  title={Environmental transmission of SARS at Amoy Gardens.},
  author={Kelly R McKinney and Yu Yang Gong and Thomas G Lewis},
  journal={Journal of environmental health},
  volume={68 9},
          26-30; quiz 51-2
Recent investigations into the March 2003 outbreak of SARS in Hong Kong have concluded that environmental factors played an important role in the transmission of the disease. These studies have focused on a particular outbreak event, the rapid spread of SARS throughout Amoy Gardens, a large, private apartment complex. They have demonstrated that, unlike a typical viral outbreak that is spread through person-to-person contact, the SARS virus in this case was spread primarily through the air… CONTINUE READING
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