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Medicine: Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome {SARS} / Precautions #727885

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, May 07, 2003
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Severe acute respiratory syndrome {SARS} statistics cited.

(New York: John McKenzie) New precautions in the US to prevent the spread of SARS featured; details given about how travellers are being handled at coastal airports. [Undersecretary of Homeland Security Asa HUTCHINSON†- says security people are on the front lines; states the public should not be alarmed about the measures.] Efforts in China & Taiwan to contain SARS reviewed. [Via videophone, WHO's Dr. David HEYMANN†- comments on the evidence about SARS transmission.]

Reporter(s):
Jennings, Peter;
McKenzie, John
Duration:
00:02:10

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