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SARS / Hong Kong / Body Scans #728042

CNN Evening News for Sunday, May 04, 2003
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(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.]

Reporter(s):
Cooper, Anderson;
Stout, Kristie Lu
Duration:
00:03:30

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