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United Kingdom has its first confirmed case of SARS

BMJ 2003; 326 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.326.7399.1103-a (Published 22 May 2003) Cite this as: BMJ 2003;326:1103
  1. Jane Parry
  1. Hong Kong

    The United Kingdom has reported its first confirmed case of severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) since testing began in suspected cases in mid-March. The Health Protection Agency said that the patient had already recovered and that there was no evidence of onward transmission.


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    A young woman and her pet cat in Shanghai try to protect themselves against SARS

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    A total of eight probable cases had been reported in the United Kingdom, and there are currently three patients who …

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