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Medicine: Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome {SARS} / Research / China #727700

ABC Evening News for Sunday, May 04, 2003
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(Studio: Carole Simpson) Report introduced.

(New York: Bob Jamieson) New medical findings on the severe acute respiratory syndrome {SARS} virus examined; details given about the resilience of the virus outside the body & about how disinfectant can kill the virus. [UIC school of public health Dr. Douglas PASSARO†- says the virus can spread without direct contact.] [WHO's Dr. Klaus STOHR†- talks about using disinfectant.]

(Studio: Carole Simpson) The report of new SARS deaths in east Asia noted.

(Beijing: Josh Gerstein) AIDS in China featured; scenes shown from Beijing, where the schools are closed, thousands are in quarantine & businesses are hurting. [Language student Steve FINCH†- reacts.] [American Chamber of Commerce in China Christian MURCK†- doubts there will be a long-term impact.]

Simpson, Carole;
Jamieson, Bob;
Gerstein, Josh

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