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, ON, Canada
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 16 seconds

Transcript Prediction: << we have identified approximately two hundred individuals who may have been in close contact with the cases and at this time trying to public health has fifteen stuff working full time on active surveillance with these people for ten days after their last exposure >>

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