Using herbal medicine as a means of prevention experience during the SARS crisis.

@article{Lau2005UsingHM,
  title={Using herbal medicine as a means of prevention experience during the SARS crisis.},
  author={T F Lau and Ping-chung Leung and Eliza L Y Wong and Carmen Yuet Shim Fong and King-fai Cheng and Shun Cai Zhang and C. K. Lam and Vivian Wong and K. M. Choy and Wai Mei Ko},
  journal={The American journal of Chinese medicine},
  year={2005},
  volume={33 3},
  pages={345-56}
}
At the peak of the SARS epidemic in Hong Kong, hospital workers were under high risks of contraction of the infection. Herbal preparations had been used historically in China to treat influenza-like diseases. During the SARS outbreak, herbal preparations had been used jointly with standard modern treatment in China. As a means to protect the at-risk hospital workers, an innovative herbal formula was created and consumed by 3160 of them in two weeks. During the two weeks, symptoms and adverse… CONTINUE READING

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