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In Depth (SARS) #726243

NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Apr 15, 2003
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) SARS statistics cited.

(Hong Kong: Ned Colt) The economic impact of SARS on Hong Kong featured; details given about the effect on hotels and restaurants and about fears that China, where the epidemic started, is playing down the spread of SARS. [Risk analyst Robert BROADFOOT†- says SARS is hitting some industries very hard.] [Canadian tourist Beth ELLIS†- says we’re not going into any restaurants.] [Restaurant owner Andy CHIROSKI‡- says this has knocked the wind out of everybody.]

(New York: Robert Bazell) The global threat of SARS examined; details given about preventive measures to contain it in the US. [World Health Organization Dr. David HEYMANN†- comments on the rapid spread of the disease.] [University of Minnesota Dr. Michael OSTERHOLM†- comments on the uncertainty surrounding SARS.]

Brokaw, Tom;
Colt, Ned;
Bazell, Robert

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