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SARS / Travel Warnings / A Family’s Ordeal #726872

NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Apr 23, 2003
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(San Francisco: Robert Bazell) The World Health Organization’s warnings against travel to Toronto, Canada, and Beijing, China, due to the SARS epidemic featured; details given of preparations being made in the US in the event of an outbreak; SARS symptoms outlined. [WHO Dr. David HEYMANN†- says cases are being exported from China & Toronto.] [Health Canada senior director general Dr. Paul GULLY†- says we believe it is safe to travel to Toronto.] [University of Minnesota Dr. Michael OSTERHOLM†- says early recognition will make a difference.]

(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(Toronto: Don Lemon) The story of the Sorrenti‡ family’s experience after mother Susan, a Toronto nurse, contracted SARS from a sick patient, presented. [Susan & husband Greg SORRENTI – talk about the ordeal in which Susan thought she would die.]

Brokaw, Tom;
Bazell, Robert;
Lemon, Don

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