Stalking SARS

Sep 2, 2003

In the struggle of human against virus, it pays to be prepared.

In early June, after months of press conferences and university lectures stressing vigilance to the emerging global SARS epidemic, North Carolina’s state epidemiologists and UNC Hospitals staff had reason to mobilize. A contract UNC-Chapel Hill employee, having visited a sick relative in a tainted Toronto hospital, came down with severe acute respiratory syndrome while on the job. State health officials quarantined the man’s coworkers, caregivers, and family in a successful effort to control the infection.

… Read more in the Fall 2003 issues of Endeavors Magazine.

Anton Zuiker

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