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"Lessons Learned From SARS," by Linda R. Greene, RN, MPS, CIC, and AnnMarie Pettis, RN, BSN, CIC, page 43.

1. http://www.cdc.gov/ncidod/sars/ic.htm

2. Ksiazek et al. NEJM 2003:348;1953

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4. http://www.who.int/csr/disease/avian_influenza/en/

5. http://www.cdc.gov/ncidod/sars/factsheet

6. Ibid.

7. Evidence of Airborne Transmission of the Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Virus Yu etal NEJM 2004 350:1731-9

8. Outbreaks of Avian Influenza A (H5N1) in Asia and Interim Recommendations for Evaluation and Reporting of Suspected Cases --- United States, 2004 Vol 53, No 05;97 02/13/2004

9. http://www.fao.org/ag/againfo/subjects/en/health/diseases-cards/special_avian.html

10. Ibid.

11. http://www.cdc.gov/flu/professionals/infectioncontrol/resphygiene.htm

12. Seto WH, Tsang D, Yung RW et al. Effectiveness of precautions against droplets and contact in prevention of nosocomial transmission of severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS). Lancet 2003; 361:1519-20.

13. Ibid.

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