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Southern China grapples with mystery illness
| Wednesday, February 12, 2003 Posted: 2:57 AM EST (0757 GMT)
| CNN senior China analyst Willy Wo-Lap Lam
Posted on 02/13/2003 2:01:24 PM PST by vannrox
Edited on 04/29/2004 2:02:06 AM PDT by Jim Robinson.
BEIJING, China -- Chinese and Hong Kong authorities are on the alert as a mystery illness sweeps through southern China.
The pneumonia-like sickness has so far killed at least five people and hospitalized around 300, with panicked Chinese flocking to pharmacies to stock up on medicines.
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TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Culture/Society; Extended News; Foreign Affairs; Government; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: 911; atypicalpneumonia; bio; china; flu; germ; guangdong; guangzhou; hate; islamic; outbrak; saddam; sars; terror; unusual; war; wtc
"...Doctors, nurses and other health workers especially hard hit..."
posted on 02/13/2003 2:01:25 PM PST
Don't panic, it's just the Hong Kong flu.
Thank God the Chinese have government health care. They'll be okay.....(snicker).
posted on 02/13/2003 2:07:53 PM PST
(Diplomacy is the art of saying, "Nice doggie", until you can find a large enough rock.)
Indeed. The patient's xi or qikx or xuong or whatever is "out of balance". Face to the east and burn this bag of cinnamon in front of you.
posted on 02/13/2003 3:57:58 PM PST
To: flutters; CathyRyan; Judith Anne
You missed this one.
posted on 04/29/2003 6:15:33 PM PDT
To: vannrox; tallhappy; Judith Anne; Mother Abigail; CathyRyan; per loin; Dog Gone; Petronski; ...
Tallhappy was watching this atypical pneumonia at the time.
Its a good thing Tallhappy was watching it way back in February.
Now we can easily read old BS as well as new BS.
I wonder how many ChiComm officials are Freepers?
posted on 04/29/2003 6:35:57 PM PDT
by Betty Jo
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