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Medicine: Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome {SARS} / McGeer #727241

ABC Evening News for Monday, Apr 28, 2003
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) WHO's announcement that the worst of the outbreak of severe acute respiratory syndrome {SARS} in Hong Kong, Singapore & Canada appears to be over reported; details given about successful policies in Vietnam.

(No location given: John McKenzie) The story of Toronto, Canada, medical researcher Dr. Allison McGeer††, who is recovering from SARS, presented. [McGEER - recalls the cycle of her symptoms; says the biggest concern is whether she posed a risk to other people; describes the turnaround in her health.] [Mt. Sinai Hospital-Toronto Dr. Donald LOW†- talks about McGeer's progressive pneumonia.]

Jennings, Peter;
McKenzie, John

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