FIGURE 5-8. Comparative worldwide mortality of infectious diseases.a.

FIGURE 5-8Comparative worldwide mortality of infectious diseases.a

aWHO estimates of worldwide deaths in 2001 from major infectious diseases. SARS deaths occurred from November 2002 to July 2003.

From: SARS: DOWN BUT STILL A THREAT

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Learning from SARS: Preparing for the Next Disease Outbreak: Workshop Summary.
Institute of Medicine (US) Forum on Microbial Threats; Knobler S, Mahmoud A, Lemon S, et al., editors.
Washington (DC): National Academies Press (US); 2004.
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