× The Vanderbilt Television News Archive is currently closed to in-person research, but is still fulfilling loan requests. For the latest information about COVID-19 (coronavirus disease), visit vu.edu/coronavirus.
Search the Archive

SARS / Hong Kong / Body Scans #728042

CNN Evening News for Sunday, May 04, 2003
View other clips in this broadcast →

Material supplied by VTNA may be used for educational analysis or research only. Any editing, reproduction, publication, rebroadcast, public showing or public display may be prohibited by copyright laws.

(Studio: Anderson Cooper) New research in Hong Kong indicating that the SARS virus can live at least four days in human waste reported.

(Hong Kong: Kristie Lu Stout) How technology at airports & border crossings is helping to prevent the spread of SARS featured; details given about the use of infrared devices to detect fevers; scenes shown from the checkpoint between Hong Kong & China. [Hong Kong Department of Health Dr. Thomas CHUNG†- says we are exploring the possibility of a hand-held screener.] [ST Electronics LEE Kah Lup†- explains how people can get through the scanners.] [Infectious diseases expert Dr. T.H. LAM†- describes drawbacks of thermal scanning.]

Cooper, Anderson;
Stout, Kristie Lu

Note to sponsor members: The Vanderbilt Television News Archive video player requires a modern operating system and browser to work properly. If you are experiencing playback problems, check the minimum requirements and adjust your setup accordingly. After adjustments, if you continue to experience problems, please contact us.

Welcome! Above is the abstract of the item that you're interested in viewing from the Vanderbilt Television News Archive's collection. You have three options if you'd like to view this item:

  • You may request a loan of this video by registering on our website and placing an order.
  • You may visit the Television News Archive on the Vanderbilt campus to view on-site from the Archive's collection.
  • If you are associated with a college or university, you may ask your library if they would like to become a sponsor, which would give students and faculty at your institution the ability to view items from our collection.

If you believe that you are associated with a sponsoring college or university and have received this message in error, please let us know.