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Volume 9, Number 6—June 2003

Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) in Singapore: Clinical Features of Index Patient and Initial Contacts

Li-Yang Hsu*Comments to Author , Cheng-Chuan Lee*, Justin A. Green*, Brenda Ang*, Nicholas I. Paton*, Lawrence Lee*, Jorge S. Villacian*, Poh-Lian Lim*, Arul Earnest*, and Yee-Sin Leo*
Author affiliations: *Tan Tock Seng Hospital, Tan Tock Seng, Singapore

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Table 2

Clinical features of severe acute respiratory syndrome

Symptom No. (%) (N=20)
Fever 20 (100%)
Dry cough 15 (75%)
Myalgia 9 (45%)
Malaise 9 (45%)
Anorexia 9 (45%)
Shortness of breath 8 (40%)
Nausea/ vomiting 7 (35%)
Sore throat 5 (25%)
Diarrhea 5 (25%)
Headache 4 (20%)
Chills and rigors 3 (15%)
Rhinorrhea 3 (15%)

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