TITLE

China and SARS: could do better

PUB. DATE
January 2004
SOURCE
Nature;1/8/2004, Vol. 427 Issue 6970, p87
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Comments on the adequacy of China's system of monitoring for SARS and other emerging diseases. Response of the Chinese government to a first case of SARS which was the first case identified after the disease has been contained on July 2003.
ACCESSION #
11862280

 

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