TITLE

Ottawa's meningococcal outbreak provided a lesson in professional judgement and science

AUTHOR(S)
Gilmore, Anne
PUB. DATE
September 1992
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;9/1/1992, Vol. 147 Issue 5, p729
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
No abstract available.
ACCESSION #
35470410

 

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