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Volume 10, Number 2—February 2004
2004 SARS Edition
SARS Transmission

Cluster of SARS among Medical Students Exposed to Single Patient, Hong Kong

Tze-wai Wong*Comments to Author , Chin-Kei Lee†, Wilson Tam*, Joseph Tak-fai Lau*, Tak-sun Yu*, Siu-Fai Lui‡, Paul K.S. Chan*, Yuguo Li§, Joseph S. Bresee¶, Joseph J.Y. Sung*, Umesh D. Parashar¶, and for the Outbreak Study Group
Author affiliations: *The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (SAR), People’s Republic of China; †National Centre for Epidemiology and Population Health, Australian National University, Canberra, Australia; ‡Hospital Authority, Hong Kong SAR, People’s Republic of China; §The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, People’s Republic of China; ¶Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA

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Table 3

Time schedule of the clinical assessment of 19 medical studentsa

Time Ill/total
6 March 2003
10:00–10:40 a.m.

10:40–11:20 a.m.

11:30 a.m.–12:00 p.m.

12:00–12:40 p.m.
7 March 2003
10:00–10:40 a.m.

10:40–11:20 a.m.

11:30 a.m.–12:00 p.m.
12:00–12:40 p.m. 0/1

aExcluding the student-patient whose illness had a long incubation period.

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1Members of the outbreak study group: Nelson Lee and Jean Kim, The Chinese University of Hong Kong; Kitty Fung and Albert Ng, Prince of Wales Hospital, Hong Kong; Kazutoshi Nakashima, Tomi Sunagawa, Keiji Fukuda, Tracee Treadwell, and Udo Bucholz, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland; M.K. Tham and Thomas Tsang, Hong Kong Department of Health, Hong Kong.

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