The World Health Organization (WHO) offers information about the status of the disease around the
world, including summaries of research meetings and an archive of articles
about the SARS outbreak of 2003. WHO also issues travel recommendations. You
can find information at www.who.int/csr/sars/en.
The United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) provides
information about the cause of the disease, diagnostic tests, possible
treatments, and travel alerts and advisories for affected areas. The website
also contains recommendations to prevent the spread of infection. You can find
information at www.cdc.gov/sars/index.html.
Health Canada offers information on the government's response to SARS, clinical
guidelines, public health and infection control recommendations, and
information for travelers. You can find information at
British Columbia (BC) Provincial Health Officer offers current
information and advice on SARS and provides a link to the British Columbia
Centre for Disease Control (BCCDC). You can find information at
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May 28, 2013
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