SARS Coronavirus (Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome)
SARS Spread in Hong Kong: Consequences
Hong Kong, China
Liu's brother-in-law sought medical treatment in late February, entered the hospital on March 1, and died on March 19. Twenty-three other guests from the Metropole developed SARS, seven of them from the ninth floor, and it is estimated that around 80% of the Hong Kong cases were due to Liu.