The Canadian Press

2003-03-17 | SARS

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Canadian health officials announced March 17th they were no closer to getting a grip on a mysterious deadly pneumonia that triggered a global health alert. At the time, Health officials believed it had killed two Canadians and made eight others ill. Toronto's associate public health officer Dr. Barbara Yaffe (YAH'-fee) said health officials tracked down dozens of people who were in contact with them.

Date: 2003-03-17
Placeline: TORONTO, Ontario.
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 16 seconds

Transcript Prediction: << we have identified approximately 200 individuals who may have been in close contact with the cases and at this time Toronto Public Health has 15 staff working full-time on active surveillance with these people for 10 days after their last exposure >>