This new diagnostic device will allow quicker point-of-care testing of infected warfighters allowing for more rapid treatment and troop safety. After analytical comparisons with current CDC kits, the next step will be to gain ‘Emergency Use Authorization.’ This will accelerate the FDA development process, allowing the diagnostic tool to reach the warfighter sooner.
Communist China and Communist Vietnam had the lowest death rates of any nation with a significant outbreak, excepting the United States. 7% and 8% respectively. Compare that to Free China at 11%, Hong Kong at 17%, or Canada at 17%. Is anyone willing to accept the Communists’ numbers are anything near accurate?
Source: WHO Country Cumulative number of case(s)2 Number of new cases since last WHO update2 Final status/ Number of deaths Final status/ Number recovered3 Local chain(s) of transmission4 Date of last report Australia 4 0 0 3 None 28/Apr/2003 Brazil 2 0 0 2 None 24/Apr/2003 Bulgaria 1 0 0 0 None 24/Apr/2003 Canada […]
From the Centers for Disease Control The majority of suspect and probable cases of SARS in the United States continue to be travel associated, with only limited secondary spread to contacts such as family members and HCWs. Toronto has been added to the list of areas with suspected or documented community transmission of SARS included […]