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The role of the World Health Organization in combating SARS, focusing on the efforts in China

, : The role of the World Health Organization in combating SARS, focusing on the efforts in China. SARS in China: prelude to pandemic?: 31-52

This chapter reviews the WHO's work during the severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) epidemic, with a focus on the work done at the country level in China, which had the first reported cases and the largest number. The chronology of events related to the actions taken by WHO is presented.


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