NBC Evening News for Thursday, Apr 24, 2003
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(Studio: Brian Williams) The detention of a Northwest Airlines jet in San Francisco because a passenger showed SARS symptoms; the shutdown of a major hospital in Beijing, China, and the CDC’s statement that the US would not support the WHO’s warning against traveling to Toronto, Canada, reported; scenes shown.
(Toronto: Don Lemon) Toronto officials’ anger over the WHO’s travel warning featured; details given about the devastating economic impact of SARS. [Restaurant owner Karma SAMCHOK, event planner Michael ROSEN- comment on lack of business.] [Ontario Economic Minister Jim FLAHERTY- says businesses may go bankrupt.] [JP Morgan Securities, Canada, Ted CARMICHAEL- comments on the effect on Canada’s economy.]