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Risk factors associated with superspreading events in SARS
  1. Ali A Mohammed
  1. Specialist Registrar in Respiratory Medicine, Royal infirmary in Edinburgh; alimohammed@doctors.org.uk

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The severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) outbreak of 2003 originated in Hong Kong, China, and 71.1% of the subsequent infections in Hong Kong were attributable to superspreading events. Most of these superspreading events occurred in hospitals.

This case control study identified risk factors associated with outbreaks of SARS in hospital wards in Guangzhou and …

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