The epidemiology of the outbreak of severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) in Hong Kong--what we do know and what we don't.

@article{Yu2004TheEO,
  title={The epidemiology of the outbreak of severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) in Hong Kong--what we do know and what we don't.},
  author={Ignatius Tak-sun Yu and Joseph J. Y. Sung},
  journal={Epidemiology and infection},
  year={2004},
  volume={132 5},
  pages={781-6}
}
Severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) struck Hong Kong bitterly in the spring of 2003, infecting 1755 persons and claiming nearly 300 lives. The epidemic was introduced by travellers from southern China, where the disease had originated. It started in late February and lasted until early June. Two notable 'super-spreading' events were reported, one inside a teaching hospital and the other in a private housing estate. Other than in the super-spreading events, the infectivity in the community… CONTINUE READING