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International Dimensions of Ethics Education Case Study Series

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The SARS case is an in-depth study of the 2002-2003 global outbreak of Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS). It focuses specifically on how information about the disease was shared among countries.

SARS_TOC.pdf (70 kB)
Table of Contents

SARS_AChrono.pdf (203 kB)
Appendix A: Chronology

SARS_BWHO.pdf (41 kB)
Appendix B: WHO cooperation against disease

SARS_CChinese.pdf (122 kB)
Appendix C: The Chinese Context

SARS_DInfo.pdf (39 kB)
Appendix D: Information about SARS

SARS_ERead.pdf (124 kB)
Appendix E: Additional Readings for Students and Instructors

SARS_FInternet.pdf (41 kB)
Appendix F: Internet Resources

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