アジア開発銀行 経済調査局(ERD) 政策ブリーフ・レポート(シリーズ15) SARS(重症急性呼吸器症候群=新型肺炎:経済的影響予測

Date: May 2003
Type: Papers and Briefs
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Series: ERD Policy Briefs
ISSN: 1655-5260 (print)
Author: Fan, Emma Xiaoqin

Description

The recent outbreak of Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) has threatened short-term growth prospects in Asia. As of 5 May 2003, SARS has infected more than 6,500 people worldwide, and caused mounting concern. A number of East and Southeast Asian economies, including People's Republic of China (PRC); Hong Kong, China; Singapore; Taipei,China and Viet Nam have been put under considerable strain. The epidemic has also affected other economies, although to a lesser extent.