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Medicine: SARS / Canada / Toronto / Basrur Interview #729606

CNN Evening News for Thursday, May 29, 2003
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(Studio: Aaron Brown) Report introduced.

(Toronto: Jason Carroll) The outbreak of severe acute respiratory syndrome {SARS} in Toronto, Canada, featured; scenes shown from a school that has been quarantined. [Student Tushas BASU†- reacts.] {Toronto medical officer of health Dr. Sheela BASRUR†- cites the lessons learned about SARS.] [Mt. Sinai Hospital Dr. Donald LOW†- says it is too early to close the book on SARS.] Toronto's loss of tourism revenue due to the fear of SARS noted.

(Studio: Aaron Brown) Live interview held with Dr. Basrur. [From Toronto, BASRUR - says all of Toronto's active cases are in hospital; states the quarantine of the school is just a precaution & SARS is being spread in hospitals; outlines what is being done to prevent a third phase of SARS.]

Brown, Aaron;
Carroll, Jason

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