TITLE

Conference Summary: World Health Organization Global Conference on Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome

AUTHOR(S)
Bell, David; Jenkins, Philip; Hall, Julie
PUB. DATE
September 2003
SOURCE
Emerging Infectious Diseases;Sep2003, Vol. 9 Issue 9, p1191
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on the topics discussed during the World Health Organization Global Conference on Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome on June 17-18, 2003 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Eradication of the disease; Effectiveness of the control measures being implemented; Effectivity of the alert and response systems being used.
ACCESSION #
10817631

 

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