SARS-related Perceptions in Hong Kong

@inproceedings{Lau2005SARSrelatedPI,
  title={SARS-related Perceptions in Hong Kong},
  author={Joseph T F Lau and Xilin Yang and Ellie Suet-yee Pang and Hok-kwan. Tsui and Eric MC Wong and Yun Kwok Wing},
  booktitle={Emerging infectious diseases},
  year={2005}
}
To understand different aspects of community responses related to severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS), 2 population-based, random telephone surveys were conducted in June 2003 and January 2004 in Hong Kong. More than 70% of respondents would avoid visiting hospitals or mainland China to avoid contracting SARS. Most respondents believed that SARS could be transmitted through droplets, fomites, sewage, and animals. More than 90% believed that public health measures were efficacious means of… CONTINUE READING

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