The Canadian Press

2003-03-29 | SARS

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On March 25th, Ontario Health Minster Tony Clement declared SARS a reportable, communicable and virulent disease. Broadcast News reporter Terry Pedwell explained that if the federal government invoked the Quarantine Act, it would give authorities sweeping powers that could have a dramatic effect on people's lives.

Date: 2003-03-29
Placeline: Ottawa, ON, Canada
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 20 seconds

Transcript Prediction: << the act allows quarantine officers just about anybody the government appoints to be an officer to impound any type of transport vehicle car truck train ship or aircraft suspected of being contaminated as well health Canada can detain and quarantine anyone entering the country if it's believe the person is ill and poses a threat to the health of Canadians >>

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