The economic impact of SARS in Beijing, China.

  title={The economic impact of SARS in Beijing, China.},
  author={Philippe Beutels and Na Jia and Qing-Yi Zhou and Richard Smith and Wu-chun Cao and Sake J. de Vlas},
  journal={Tropical medicine & international health : TM & IH},
  volume={14 Suppl 1},
OBJECTIVE To document the impact of the severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) outbreak in Beijing on indicators of social and economic activity. METHODS Associations between time series of daily and monthly SARS cases and deaths and volume of public train, airplane and cargo transport, tourism, household consumption patterns and gross domestic product growth in Beijing were investigated using the cross-correlation function. RESULTS Significant correlation coefficients were found for all… CONTINUE READING

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