‘Don’t turn away suspected cases’


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  • Friday, 18 Apr 2003

PENANG: Private practitioners have been cautioned not to turn away patients with Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS)-like symptoms to avert local transmission of the disease. 

Health director Dr Azmi Shafie said that sending away patients was irresponsible as it would only increase risk of local transmission if the patients were to be SARS positive. 

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