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SARS / Border Crossings #726807

NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Apr 22, 2003
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) The CDC’s travel warning for Toronto, Canada, mentioned.

(Detroit: Jim Avila) Anxiety about SARS among US cities near the Canadian border, such as Buffalo, New York, featured; details given about efforts to control border crossings in the hope of containing SARS. [Rural/Metro Ambulance Services Mike HUGHES†- says it’s a matter of “when” that SARS comes to Buffalo.] [Niagara County, New York, health director Paulette KLINE†- says we’re concerned because of our proximity to Toronto.] [US Customs & Border Protection Steven LOFFREDO†- says we look for flu-like symptoms.] [CDC director Dr. Julie GERBERDING†- says there is no suggestion that people near borders are at a greater risk.]

Brokaw, Tom;
Avila, Jim

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