WHO investigates China's fall in SARS cases

BMJ 2003; 326 doi: (Published 12 June 2003) Cite this as: BMJ 2003;326:1285
  1. Jane Parry
  1. Hong Kong

    The World Health Organization's executive director for communicable diseases, Dr David Heymann, travelled to Beijing this week to investigate the rapid decline in the number of cases of severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS).

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    Probable cases of SARS worldwide by date of report


    Whereas there were an average 166 new cases a day in China during the first week of May, there were only 90 cases a day in the second week, 27 …

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