Centre to the Storm, A: Front-Line Notes on the Sars Outbreak in Singapore (Hardcover)

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Centre to the Storm, A: Front-Line Notes on the Sars Outbreak in Singapore (Hardcover)

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In 2003, a US-trained Malaysian infectious disease doctor moved from Seattle to Singapore with her husband and young family. She started work 3 weeks before the first SARS patient was admitted to the hospital which became Ground Zero for SARS in Singapore. This is a firsthand account of her experiences as a frontline doctor in a terrifying outbreak as a completely new virus swept through Singapore.This book tells the story of the healthcare workers and patients caught up in the SARS outbreak in Singapore, and distills medical and public insights from hard-won experience fighting a completely unknown virus, and successfully shutting down the first pandemic of the 21st century despite having no effective vaccines or antiviral medications.
Product Details ISBN: 9789811225970
ISBN-10: 9811225974
Publisher: World Scientific Publishing Company
Publication Date: January 31st, 2025
Pages: 180
Language: English