Month: December 2012

Causes for Concern: Emerging Epidemics

A chronicle of dangerous infectious outbreaks around the globe. The Return of SARS? By Alexander Bernstein  First identified in China in November 2002, the Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) virus seemed to be the thing of science fiction and nightmares. The disease spread within months, consumed much of the world, and included relatively high percentage

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