Case Study: Reporting Incidence of Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS)

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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. It includes six appendices: A.) Chronology, B.) WHO cooperation against disease, C.) The Chinese Context, D.) Information about SARS, E.) Additional Readings for Students and Instructors, and F.) Internet Resources


Cultural Assimilation, Data Management, International Perspectives on Research Ethics

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Case Study

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Funding for the International Dimensions of Ethics Education in Science and Engineering Project comes from the National Science Foundation through grant number 0734887. Any opinions, findings, conclusions or recommendations expressed here are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Science Foundation.


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