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Medicine: Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome {SARS} / China / Canada #726925

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Apr 24, 2003
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Statistics cited on severe acute respiratory syndrome {SARS}.

(Beijing: Josh Gerstein) The panic in China over SARS featured; scenes shown from outside a Beijing hospital, police checkpoints & the train station; details given of government "propaganda" about the epidemic. [Rice University Steve LEWIS†- says China is concerned.] [American college STUDENT - wants to get out.]

(Studio: Peter Jennings) The outbreak of SARS in Toronto, Canada, noted.

(New York: John McKenzie) A suspected case of SARS in Baltimore & the situation in Toronto featured. [Baltimore city health commissioner Dr. Peter BEILENSON†- lists the man's symptoms.] [WHO's Dr. Julie HALL†- says SARS cases have been exported from Toronto.] [In Toronto, Kansas City Royals baseball player Joe RANDA†- says we have been told to avoid public places.]

Jennings, Peter;
Gerstein, Josh;
McKenzie, John

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