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SARS could still affect the United Kingdom, health secretary warns

BMJ 2003; 326 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.326.7396.948/b (Published 03 May 2003) Cite this as: BMJ 2003;326:948
  1. Lynn Eaton
  1. London

    The United Kingdom could see more cases of severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) in the months ahead as the virus mutates, health secretary Alan Milburn warned in a House of Commons statement on Monday.

    He outlined a number of new measures to try to limit the spread of the disease, including measures to reduce cross infection in hospital and checks on the screening arrangements at international airports. Airlines with flights …

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