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SARS / China / US #727109

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Apr 24, 2003
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Worldwide death toll from SARS cited.

(Beijing: Barry Petersen) The SARS outbreak in China featured; details given of the disease’s impact on the city of Beijing; scenes shown of roadblocks and from Chinese TV.

(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Studio: Elizabeth Kaledin) Concern over how a SARS outbreak could affect the US featured; scenes shown of a jet detained in San Francisco because a passenger showed symptoms of SARS. [National Institute of Allergy & Infectious Diseases Dr. Anthony FAUCI†- says SARS is getting worse; states we are in the evolution of an epidemic.] [CDC Dr. Julie GERBERDING†- comments on the climbing death rate.] [St. Vincent’s Catholic Medical Center Dr. Richard WESTFAL†- comments.] SARS symptoms discussed.

Rather, Dan;
Petersen, Barry;
Kaledin, Elizabeth

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