Clinical Description of a Completed Outbreak of SARS in Vietnam, February–May, 2003
Hoang Thu Vu*, Katrin C. Leitmeyer†1
, Dang Ha Le‡, Megge J. Miller§1
, Quang Hien Nguyen‡1
, Timothy M. Uyeki¶1
, Mary G. Reynolds¶1
, Jesper Aagesen#1
, Karl G. Nicholson**1
, Quang Huy Vu*, Huy Anh Bach††1
, and Aileen J. Plant‡‡1
Author affiliations: *Hanoi French Hospital, Hanoi, Vietnam; †Robert-Koch Institut, Berlin, Germany, and World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland; ‡Bach Mai Hospital, Hanoi, Vietnam; §Australian National University and Commonwealth Department of Health and Ageing, Canberra, Australia; ¶Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA; #Swedish Institute for Infectious Disease Control, Jonkoping, Sweden; **Leicester Royal Infirmary, Leicester, UK; ††Hanoi Medical University, Hanoi Vietnam; ‡‡Curtin University of Technology, Perth, Western Australia; 1Members of the World Health Organization SARS Team in Vietnam.
Figure 1. Symptoms of patients with probable severe acute respiratory syndrome (N = 62), at hospital admission and reported during the course of illness, Vietnam, February–May 2003. Note: All case-patients had fever during their illness because this was part of the case definition.
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