Gaps remain in China's ability to detect emerging infectious diseases despite advances since the onset of SARS and avian flu.

@article{Feng2011GapsRI,
  title={Gaps remain in China's ability to detect emerging infectious diseases despite advances since the onset of SARS and avian flu.},
  author={Zijian Feng and Wenkai Li and Jay K. Varma},
  journal={Health affairs},
  year={2011},
  volume={30 1},
  pages={127-35}
}
Early detection of emerging infections in China is critical to the health of the 1.3 billion Chinese people and to the world. China's surveillance system for endemic infectious diseases has improved greatly since 2003, but the country's ability to conduct surveillance for laboratory-confirmed infections remains underdeveloped. This is dangerous for China, the world's most populous country, which has been the focus of global attention since outbreaks of severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS… CONTINUE READING
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