The Resource SARS war : combating the disease, editors, Leung Ping Chung, Ooi Eng Eong, (electronic resource)

SARS war : combating the disease, editors, Leung Ping Chung, Ooi Eng Eong, (electronic resource)

Label
SARS war : combating the disease
Title
SARS war
Title remainder
combating the disease
Statement of responsibility
editors, Leung Ping Chung, Ooi Eng Eong
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
On 12 March 2003, the World Health Organisation (WHO) issued a global alert on the outbreak of a new form of pneumonia-like disease with symptoms that are similar to those of the common flu. This illness, officially known as severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS), is potentially fatal and highly contagious, and has spread quickly to many parts of the world in a matter of a few weeks. Aided by globalisation and the ease of air travel today, the disease has now been reported in many countries, such as China, Hong Kong, Vietnam, Singapore, Canada, the US and some parts of Europe, with a large n
Cataloging source
MiAaPQ
Dewey number
616.2
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
RC772.V5
LC item number
S377 2003
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1941-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Leung, Ping-Chung
  • Ooi, Eng Eong
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Viral pneumonia
  • SARS (Disease)
  • Coronaviruses
Label
SARS war : combating the disease, editors, Leung Ping Chung, Ooi Eng Eong, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Contents
  • CONTENTS; EDITORIAL by Professor Leung Ping Chung; What is the difference between SARS and other classic epidemics?; What is the real problem?; 1. Diagnosis and Categorisation of the Syndrome; 2. Cure for an Epidemic Syndrome; 3. Sparing No Effort in Preventing Its Spread; 4. Finding the Source and Eradicating It Completely; 5. Reformulating Public Health Policies; SARS: Another Emerging Disease in Asia Editorial by Dr Ooi Eng Eong; Chapter 1 INTRODUCTION; Outbreak!; A Highly Contagious and Dangerous Disease; Tracing the Origin; The Spread; Containment; Impact and Ramifications
  • Identifying the Virus and Searching for a CureChapter 2 FLU'S FURY Warning from History; Bird Flu; Influenza Viruses; The 1997 Bird Flu Virus; The 2003 Bird Flu Virus; Tracing the History of Flu Outbreaks; NIPAH VIRUS; SARS; CONCLUSION; Chapter 3 SARS TRACK Situation Updates Around the World; Global Outbreak; ASIA; HONG KONG; CHINA; SINGAPORE; HANOI, VIETNAM; TAIWAN; THAILAND; NORTH AMERICA; CANADA; USA; EUROPE; Acknowledgements; Chapter 4 WHO - SARS' MAIN FIGHTER A Chronology of World Health Organisation's Involvement in Combating SARS
  • Chapter 5 POLICIES AND MEASURES Containing the VirusOverreaction as a Policy Guideline; Identify, Isolate and Contain; Raising Awareness and Public Education; Governmental Transparency and Decisiveness; Keys to Success: Coordination and Cooperation; Australia; Canada; China; Hong Kong; Singapore; Taiwan; United States; Vietnam; Chapter 6 KEEPING SARS AT BAY A Comprehensive List of Preventive Measures for Individuals and Organisations; Contents; Introduction; Background; Individual Preventive Measures; Wearing a Facemask; Preventive Measures for Schools
  • (i) Pre-schools, Schools, Childcare Centres and Other Institutional Settings(ii) Guidelines on the Prevention of the Spreading of Atypical Pneumonia in Schools; Preventive Measures for Public Transport Operators; Preventive Measures When Using Public Transport; Preventive Measures in Public Places; Visiting Public Places; Working in Public Places; Preventive Measures for Property Services Companies; Health Advice to All Housing Residents; Maintaining Good Ventilation in Public Places; Keeping Lift Cars and Escalators in Public Housing Estates Clean
  • Cleaning Corridors and Public Areas in EstatesCleaning Shopping Centres, Markets and Car Parks; Other Common Facilities that Should be Attended To; Clinics; Residential Care Homes for the Elderly and People with Disabilities; Preventive Measures for Healthcare Professionals; Visiting Patients with Pneumonia; Preventive Measures for Conveyance Crew Members; Caring for Sick Family Members with Respiratory Illness; For Travellers; For Airlines; To All Licensees of Food Premises; To All Licensees of Non-Food Premises; Organisers of Environmental Activities
  • To All Hotel / Guesthouse / Holiday Flat / Holiday Camp Licensees
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (158 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781281933737
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)1000000000552328
  • (EBL)1223239
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC1223239
  • (WSP)00005323
  • (EXLCZ)991000000000552328
Label
SARS war : combating the disease, editors, Leung Ping Chung, Ooi Eng Eong, (electronic resource)
Publication
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Contents
  • CONTENTS; EDITORIAL by Professor Leung Ping Chung; What is the difference between SARS and other classic epidemics?; What is the real problem?; 1. Diagnosis and Categorisation of the Syndrome; 2. Cure for an Epidemic Syndrome; 3. Sparing No Effort in Preventing Its Spread; 4. Finding the Source and Eradicating It Completely; 5. Reformulating Public Health Policies; SARS: Another Emerging Disease in Asia Editorial by Dr Ooi Eng Eong; Chapter 1 INTRODUCTION; Outbreak!; A Highly Contagious and Dangerous Disease; Tracing the Origin; The Spread; Containment; Impact and Ramifications
  • Identifying the Virus and Searching for a CureChapter 2 FLU'S FURY Warning from History; Bird Flu; Influenza Viruses; The 1997 Bird Flu Virus; The 2003 Bird Flu Virus; Tracing the History of Flu Outbreaks; NIPAH VIRUS; SARS; CONCLUSION; Chapter 3 SARS TRACK Situation Updates Around the World; Global Outbreak; ASIA; HONG KONG; CHINA; SINGAPORE; HANOI, VIETNAM; TAIWAN; THAILAND; NORTH AMERICA; CANADA; USA; EUROPE; Acknowledgements; Chapter 4 WHO - SARS' MAIN FIGHTER A Chronology of World Health Organisation's Involvement in Combating SARS
  • Chapter 5 POLICIES AND MEASURES Containing the VirusOverreaction as a Policy Guideline; Identify, Isolate and Contain; Raising Awareness and Public Education; Governmental Transparency and Decisiveness; Keys to Success: Coordination and Cooperation; Australia; Canada; China; Hong Kong; Singapore; Taiwan; United States; Vietnam; Chapter 6 KEEPING SARS AT BAY A Comprehensive List of Preventive Measures for Individuals and Organisations; Contents; Introduction; Background; Individual Preventive Measures; Wearing a Facemask; Preventive Measures for Schools
  • (i) Pre-schools, Schools, Childcare Centres and Other Institutional Settings(ii) Guidelines on the Prevention of the Spreading of Atypical Pneumonia in Schools; Preventive Measures for Public Transport Operators; Preventive Measures When Using Public Transport; Preventive Measures in Public Places; Visiting Public Places; Working in Public Places; Preventive Measures for Property Services Companies; Health Advice to All Housing Residents; Maintaining Good Ventilation in Public Places; Keeping Lift Cars and Escalators in Public Housing Estates Clean
  • Cleaning Corridors and Public Areas in EstatesCleaning Shopping Centres, Markets and Car Parks; Other Common Facilities that Should be Attended To; Clinics; Residential Care Homes for the Elderly and People with Disabilities; Preventive Measures for Healthcare Professionals; Visiting Patients with Pneumonia; Preventive Measures for Conveyance Crew Members; Caring for Sick Family Members with Respiratory Illness; For Travellers; For Airlines; To All Licensees of Food Premises; To All Licensees of Non-Food Premises; Organisers of Environmental Activities
  • To All Hotel / Guesthouse / Holiday Flat / Holiday Camp Licensees
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (158 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781281933737
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)1000000000552328
  • (EBL)1223239
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC1223239
  • (WSP)00005323
  • (EXLCZ)991000000000552328

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