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Health Watch: SARS / Canada #726380

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Apr 17, 2003
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(Studio: Harry Smith) China’s insistence that it has handled the SARS outbreak responsibly following accusations that it under-reported the problem and precautions at airports there noted; scenes shown from Beijing and from airports in Hong Kong & Singapore.

(Toronto: Elizabeth Kaledin) The SARS scare in Toronto, Canada, featured; details given about the quarantine of 500 members of a Catholic church after thirty-one were diagnosed with the disease; Archdiocese of Toronto’s new guidelines for church services outlined on screen. [Toronto medical officer of health Dr. Sheela BASRUR†- says it has migrated into communities; states we thought we had the problem licked.] [Archdiocese of Toronto Suzanne SCORSONE†- comments on the conflict for church members who want to attend church during this Holy Week.]

Smith, Harry;
Kaledin, Elizabeth

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