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The Metropole, Superspreaders, and Other Mysteries

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Science  15 Mar 2013:
Vol. 339, Issue 6125, pp. 1272-1273
DOI: 10.1126/science.339.6125.1272

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For all that has been learned about SARS in the past 10 years, mysteries still endure. What happened at the Metropole Hotel in Hong Kong the night of 21 February 2003? How did SARS spread at the Amoy Gardens, a high-rise apartment building complex? And how do "superspreaders" emerge?