Modeling the SARS Epidemic

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Science  20 Jun 2003:
Vol. 300, Issue 5627, pp. 1884-1885
DOI: 10.1126/science.1086925


Epidemiologists are still trying to understand how and why the SARS coronavirus has spread so readily throughout Asia and certain other regions of the world. In their Perspective, Dye and Gay discuss two new reports that use available data about the course of SARS infection to model the SARS epidemic ( Lipsitch et al., Riley et al.).