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Posted on 04/25/2003 1:30:10 PM PDT by flutters


United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

World Health Organization (WHO)

SARS Info Center

International Society for Infectious Diseases (ProMed)

per loin’s Charts and Graphs


November 10, 2001

1. Colorado Governor Orders Post Office Shut Down After Employee Hospitalized for Pneumonia

November 21, 2001

2. Odd Pneumonia in Sverdlovsk

February 12, 2003

3. Fear spreads in China over mystery lung virus

March 10 – 16

4. Precognition (Mother Abigail)

5. First Known Case of Atypical Pneumonia in Europe Quarantined in Frankfurt (with 155 passengers)

6. UN Warns of Worldwide Threat from Killer Pneumonia

7. UN warns of worldwide threat from killer pneumonia

8. CDC Issues Health Alert About Atypical Pneumonia - Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (New SARS site)

9. A third case of atypical pneumonia reported in Taiwan

March 17 – 23

10. Honk Kong Health Secretary calls for calm as SARS cases double, (83 up from 42 on Sunday)

11. Experts Urge Against Panic Over Illness (SARS, contains actual info)



14. Killer Virus (SARS) Identified

15. Seven victims of mystery pneumonia stayed on same floor of Hong Kong hotel

16. SARS UPDATE: New Info on SARS for Health Care Providers on Free Republic

17. Guangdong doctor linked to SARS outbreak

18. President of the American Society of Microbiology on SARS - "Everything says it is airborne."


20. CDC increases SARS cases to 22 in U.S.


22. Causative agent of SARS virus isolated from lung tissue - test is reliably identifying cases

23. VIETNAM NEW SARS HOT ZONE, U.S. Warns Citizens in Vietnam To leave

24. SARS cases on the rise in Canada, may be spreading even further, 12 people showing symptoms

March 24 – 30

25. Singapore - 740 people quarantined, 14 new cases on Monday, Hospitals close, SARS spreads

26. 37 In United States May Have SARS

27. SARS epidemic spreads in Taiwan, three other CDC officials have become ill.

28. Official: Mystery Pneumonia in Southern China Killed 31 by End of February

29. Killer-flu a 'white terror': Expert, "It is the worst medical disaster I have ever seen."

30. Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) multi-country outbreak - Update 10

31. German Scientist Sees No Global SARS Epidemic



34. SARS update: Mar 28

35. Airports stepping up screening for SARS

36. First SARS cases reported in New York

37. Quarantine is not slowing SARS

38. Second hospital ordered closed [ SARS -- Toronto ]

39. Virus may have crossed species barrier [ SARS ]

40. Screening for SARS at Pearson blasted -- Toronto Airport

41. SARS - Serious and Airborne No Matter What the Public is Told.

42. Virus hits hospital chief [ SARS ]

43. Pneumonia crisis grips Hong Kong

44. China Begins to Acknowledge Scope of SARS Infection

45. Lesson in circumspection [ SARS ]

46. SARS may spread by air

47. Airport checks on Sars tightened

48. Sars claims 4th Canadian victim

49. SARS UPDATE: Pneumonia bug poses global threat

50. Discoverer Of SARS Dies From It

51. SARS survival rate higher than pneumonia

March 31 – April 6

52. Doctors use antibodies to treat SARS victims

53. Excerpt: U.S. Disease Center Puzzles over SARS Transmission

54. All You Need To Know About SARS

55. An enduring mystery (SARS -- intelligent discussion)

56. Canadian SARS Virus Outbreak Rises to 129 Cases

57. More SARS cases reported in Hong Kong

58. 30 new cases of SARS in Ontario - Five young children among latest stricken

59. Hong Kong opening quarantine camps for SARS patients

60. Plane quarantined at San Jose airport

61. China Stonewalls WHO on SARS Virus -- Identity of Guangdong Medical Professor Revealed

62. Online hoax on Sars prompts HK panic buying

63. How the illness spread (SARS)

64. Chinese Province Reports 9 SARS Deaths (Guangdong)

65. SARS Mystery Deepens (Virus details)

66. False SARS alarm aboard U.S.-bound jet

67. WHO: All Travelers Should Avoid Hong Kong and Guangdong (SARS)

68. Scientists publish study: Researchers say virus is probably not airborne

69. Shanghai reports first SARS case

70. An Uncommon Cold (SARS)

71. Travellers Warned To Stay Away From Hong Kong (SARS)

72. SARS dashes hope for large Hong Kong Seder

73. 400 new SARS cases in China

74. Identity of killer pneumonia bug confirmed

75. SARS outbreak already causes business struggles

76. Singapore SARS death toll at 5

77. SARS Virus Sparks Fears in Tech Industry

78. Novel Coronavirus Detected in Chicken Intestinal Contents (SARS Relative in Sao Paulo)

79. Flight Attendants Demand Protection From SARS [Masks and Gloves]

80. 98 in Hong Kong recovering from SARS


82. Embassy staff flee SARS outbreak

83. SARS a combination of bacteria and virus

84. MSNBC- President Bush Signs Executive Order Allowing Quarantine For SARS Patients.

85. China apologizes for SARS response

86. CHINA: SARS, the Internet and Humiliated Communists

87. Experts Predict Spread of Mystery Illness (SARS)

88. Frequently Asked Questions About Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS)

89. Sars: School closures extended

90. Another Torontonian dies of SARS

91. MAINLAND CHINA: Chlamydia arrowed as culprit [SARS]

92. Hong Kong Man With SARS Surrenders

93. SARS toll mounts to 73 in China

94. SARS case in Kuwait!

95. Where does the virus come from? [SARS]

April 7 - 13

96. Toll 22 as two more die [SARS]

97. High-level Singaporean task force for Sars

98. Fear... anxiety... optimism [Exposure to SARS]

99. Latest SARS evidence

100. New Reports Of SARS Plague Hong Kong

101. Sars 'fears' at French airport

102. Top Hong Kong Medical Official Has SARS

103. Beijing loses big on SARS gamble

104. China Says Finn Died of SARS

105. Beijing loses big on SARS gamble

106. NEJM -- A Major Outbreak of Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome in Hong Kong [study conducted]

107. Patient's wake spreads SARS

108. CHLAMYDIA FOUND IN SARS (STD pathogen in mystery global epidemic that killed 82, infected 2,500)

109. Update 23 - Status of the main SARS outbreaks in different countries

110. CDC: SARS 'the beginning of a problem'

111. New theory of SARS transmission is proposed by doctor (It's an STD says Taiwan doctor)

112. Traditional Chinese Medicine Treatment for SARS

113. No SARS testing at U.S. airports

114. Beijing's SARS Attack

115. No Plans for SARS Quarantine in US, Experts Tell Senate Panel

116. Is Fear Spreading Faster Than SARS?

117. New SARS Outbreak Sparks 'Typhoid Mary' Fears

118. Beijing's SARS Attack

119. SARS: How Singapore outmanaged the others

120. Available tests to detect SARS not fully reliable, says WHO

121. SARS Is Here to Stay, Hong Kong and Singapore Tell Citizens

122. SARS may have other infection routes: officials

123. SARS effects Australian seafood industry -

124. Hong Kong's Healthcare System Overwhelmed by SARS


126. Singapore Woman Linked to 100 SARS Cases

127. Commentary: While China Stonewalled (SARS)

128. Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) - Update 24 - (Started in Room 911)

129. U.S. Tests 2,000 Drugs for SARS Treatment

130. SARS Here to Stay, Health Experts Say

131. Florida case shows SARS may be workplace threat

132. SARS Hits Columbus Ohio

133. Deadly SARS Likely in Asia for Keeps-U.S. Expert

134. SARS forces Ontarians to U.S. for medical help


136. Scientists identify virus behind deadly SARS

137. Deloping SARS Pandemic?

138. SARS Fear Spreads in Hong Kong

139. Sars victim who infected 133 will remain in quarantine exile (Super-spreader)

140. Breaking: Man diagnosed with SARS took 6 international flights....

141. Globetrotting Traveler Infected With SARS

142. CDC chief says she is concerned about possible workplace spread of SARS virus

143. SARS - US cases rise to 166 from 148

144. S&P considers impact of SARS

145. HK reports 61 new cases of virus, 2 more dead

146. Academician Kolesnikov: The Virus of Atypical Pneumonia Has Been Created Artifically (SARS)

147. Sars 'is mutant cold virus'

148. Exclusive SARS Report: Six Degrees of SARS: Of Politics, Greed, and Plagues

149. Medical Experts Speak Out -- SARS Virus Could Be Man-Made and Possibly a Bio-Weapon

150. Scientists confident of SARS link {SARS spread by cockroaches!}

151. SARS virus was created in weapons lab: Russian scientist

152. Health officials see 6 more likely SARS cases

153. Airline cancels 716 flights [SARS]

154. Children may escape worst of SARS virus

155. SARS may be here to stay

156. Decisive action, not slogans [SARS]

157. Every breath you take [SARS]

158. HK reports 49 new SARS cases, 3 more deaths

159. SARS Spreads to China's Remote Inner Mongolia

160. Businessman Becomes First To Contract SARS In Britain

161. SARS: Major report from the World Health Organization

162. New Sars deaths in China, Hongkong, Vietnam and Canada

163. B.C. lab cracks suspected SARS code

164. Jump in SARS Deaths; Airline Fears for Future (HK reports sharp jump in SARS deaths yesterday)

165. SARS ( atypical pneumonia )- a partial archive

166. British Columbia lab first to unlock suspected SARS virus

167. SARS virus threatens to become 21st century's first major disease

168. WHO adds Beijing to SARS-hit list

169. Up close with the Czar of Sars

170. SARS claims eight more in Asia

171. SARS batters Asian economies

172. SARS Global Death Toll Hits 133

173. U.S. strain of SARS much milder, data show

April 14 - 20

174. Chinese Premier: SARS Situation'Grave'

175. Young people predominate in latest Sars deaths

176. Canadian breakthrough leads wave of SARS hopes

177. German Firm Distributes First SARS Test Worldwide

178. SARS could be biggest disease threat since AIDS, says WHO expert

179. The SARS Hoopla

180. Anti-Sars action 'crippling airlines'

181. Stopping SARS

182. 29 New Cases SARS - Religious Community

183. SARS Claims Young Victims In Hong Kong

184. SARS spreading rapidly in China

185. SARS takes economic toll on Asia

186. Hong Kong SARS Turns Deadlier.

187. One-Day Death Rate From New Virus Hits 9 in Hong Kong

188. Experiments on Monkeys Zero In on SARS Cause


190. Scientists Confirm Cause Of SARS: Researchers Inject Monkeys With Suspected Virus

191. Proof SARS came from animals

192. SARS Chills Canada's Easter as Virus Spreads

193. Vietnam Nurse Survives Battle With SARS

194. The new bioterrorists

195. Coast Guard Searching For SARS


197. SARS: With Hong Kong Chart

198. Doctors save baby of pregnant SARS victim

199. SARS Mutating, Making Cure Unlikely

200. Island's SARS quarantine 'not a threat'

201. Doctors log on to fight SARS outbreak

202. WHO suspects hundreds more Beijing SARS deaths

203. SARS spread via plumbing: Outbreak traced at Hong Kong apartment complex

204. Fearing SARS, Ontario Urges Wider Quarantines

205. Possible confirmed US SARS case

206. In China's Capital, 'We're Panicking'

207. U.S. Reclassifies SARS Cases, Number Drops

208. China hid SARS patients - report

209. What does Dr Frist have to say about it?

210. Deadly SARS Spreads World-Wide: Death Rate Increases and Doctors Worry About Mutating Virus

211. Toronto officials trying to trace unlinked SARS case

212. SARS: Officials wary of outbreak in Canada

213. SARS: Hong Kong/China 19 April

214. How world let virus spread A tale of mistakes, missed opportunities, near misses

215. SARS: With Hong Kong & WHO charts 4/19

216. HK SARS deaths reach new high

217. A passenger who flew in with cough tests positive for SARS

218. SARS pandemic a worry, but now it's wait and see

219. Canada's SARS fear prompts quarantine [SARS now in Montreal?]

220. China reports 48 new SARS cases

221. Oh Canada, Doubting Their Leaders Re: SARS

222. Sars Death Toll Hits New High In Hong Kong

223. Lethal Legacy: Bioweapons for Sale

224. China Sharply Raises Its SARS Infections, Deaths

225. Chinese SARS patients hidden

226. SARS: The Hong Kong Chart - 4/20/03

227. City Of Fear, Hope; Hong Kong keeps a brave face as SARS crisis grows

228. SARS infects 'protected' medical staff Gloves, gowns, masks didn't stop outbreak at Sunnybrook

229. China sacks minister over Sars (And May Day festivities cancelled)

230. SARS virus proves dangerously durable

231. China sacks health minister, 21 new SARS deaths worldwide (China's got their own "Baghdad Bob")

232. Updated Interim U.S. Case Definition of Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS)

233. China's secrecy over Sars

234. China, the Evil Empire (of SARS)

TOPICS: Culture/Society
KEYWORDS: acute; pneumonia; respiratory; sars; severe; syndrome
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To: flutters
April 24, 2003

328. SARS Taking Toll on Asian Economies

329. Beijing Closes Hospital Amid SARS Scare (+ New Mortality Info)

330. The odds against SARS

331. Shanghai SARS Cases a State Secret (China caught in lies -- again)

332. State by state breakdown of SARS cases

333. SARS Death Rate Increases to 16% - 25% and the Mutating Virus Attacks Many Vital Organs

334. Toronto Trip Is a Concern(How SARS effects ballplayers)

335. China shuts down major hospital

336. Wall St. bans travel, quarantines workers to fight SARS

337. Hysteria grips a forbidden city at the epicentre of a killer virus

338. Airports scan for SARS victims' flushed faces

339. Chinese whispers

340. Long account of SARS in China

341. Premier: Ontario to compensate all those who've lost wages because of SARS quarantine

342. Flight Held at SFO Due to Sick Passenger (San Francisco)

343. The First Global Epidemic Of The 21st Century

344. Q & A: What Is This Disease And Why Is It So Deadly (SARS)

345. SARS outbreak in UK 'inevitable'

346. Nervous Shanghai steps up precautions


348. Orange County Issues SARS Alert (Florida)

349. Taiwan Gov. SARS Panic Traps 1000 People in Taipei Hospital [first hand Freeper report]


351. Anatomy of the deadly China syndrome

352. Impact of SARS devastating

353. Students banned from leaving Beijing

354. SARS temperature scans for all passengers leaving Changi Airport

355. Red China Health Turmoil Could Trigger Political Crisis

41 posted on 04/27/2003 4:33:48 PM PDT by flutters (God Bless The USA)
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To: flutters
April 25, 2003

356. Call It What It Is: Asian Flu

357. SARS Deaths in Philippines, Taiwan Hospital Sealed


359. Did SARS mutate from duck, pig feces?

360. America's first bio civil-defense drill: Tom Marzullo on lessons to be learned from SARS epidemic

361. WHO's kidding? -- (You're safe enough in Toronto, just watch out trying to get there)

362. WHO won't lift Toronto travel warning

363. Restaurants, Churches, Taxis And Bars Woo SARS Recluses

364. Six Months to Act

365. Hysteria Grips a Forbidden City at the Epicentre of a Killer Virus

366. WHO Says Not Lifting SARS Toronto Travel Warning

367. The first global epidemic of the 21st century: SARS

368. Mark Steyn: The system infected us

369. Risk of killer virus (SARS in Albania)

370. 4,000 Quarantined in Beijing as Suspected SARS Cases Climb

371. Scared of SARS, man slays sneezer

372. A sneeze that has shaken the world

373. SARS could doom China's leadership role

374. SARS fear prompts Placer Dome execs to use video for Toronto meeting

375. Beijing residents flee `savage attack against mankind'

376. Rural China may struggle to cope with Sars

377. SARS Virus Will Not Cause Pandemic: Expert

378. Hong Kong Unmasks In Slow Return To Normality (SARS)

379. SARS Threads and Information

380. Surviving SARS: Fear, worry were worst part

381. Probable SARS cases at Hill; patients recovered [Hill AFB, Utah]

382. SARS Much More Deadly Than First Estimated

383. Sars: A changing story line

384. Doctors say this isn?t the big one ? at least not yet

385. More about SARS More about SARS

386. Travel Insurers Will Not Pay Out For Treatment (SARS)

387. "Just euthanize us," workers say

388. "The Business Implications of SARS" (Comprehensive SARS article)

389. SARS 'Could Kill One in Seven"

42 posted on 04/27/2003 4:34:45 PM PDT by flutters (God Bless The USA)
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To: aristeides; per loin; EternalHope; Judith Anne; CathyRyan; Dog Gone; Petronski; InShanghai; ...
If you would like on or off this ping list please FReep Mail me.

April 26, 2003

390. HK deals with SARS patients not showing typical symptoms

391. SARS scare in South Texas

392. SARS may deny Airbus its goal: But company still hopes to beat Boeing on deliveries

393. Virus reaches rural China

394. U.S. media mock Toronto

395. 100 million cases of SARS within a year? (Excellent post from Brad Delong's website)

396. Man accused of ignoring health orders (He'd complained of SARS-like symptoms)

397. SARS in the Chinese countryside

398. Millions trapped as Beijing shuts gates

399. SARS a test run for more power (blistering attack on WHO)


401. We must quarantine China

402. Asian health ministers seek new SARS tactics

403. Many Ho Ping staff refuse to treat SARS victims

404. Three more SARS cases in India

405. Pilots to ignore Air India ultimatum [SARS]

406. Sars Panic 'Pleases Terrorists'

407. SARS OUTBREAK: Modelers Struggle to Grasp Epidemic's Potential Scope

408. Mystery illness kills 38 kids in Vietnam

409. Billion SARS cases feared

410. From China's Provinces, a Crafty Germ Spreads

411. 2 in U.S. May Have SARS After Canada Trip

412. WHO says all SARS cases and contacts must be found

413. SARS timebombs: fatal threat of the super-carriers

414. The Threat Posed by SARS is Unprecedented (The title is a direct quote from a WHO regional director)

415. Sars death rate 'higher'

416. Croatia turns back Chinese immigrants over SARS

417. Bio-Terror Warning

418. (New York) City's rushing to slam door on SARs Using bioterror plans to battle dead;y virus

419. Sars is not to be sneezed at, but …

420. Low earns medal in the SARS war

421. They Tell Us To Practise Sensible Hygene, But Hygene And Children Just Don't Mix (SARS)

422. Man hangs self, another dies inside isolated hospital [SARS]

423. More SARS deaths as expert warns of higher mortality rate

424. Super-spreaders fan SARS fears

425. The day the world caught a cold

426. Asia Seeks Screening as WHO Reconsiders Toronto

427. Today Taipei, Tomm. All of North America...Why the Taiwanese quarantine is vital.


429. The Truth About SARS

430. Local Company Patents Possible Treatment for SARS

43 posted on 04/27/2003 6:56:17 PM PDT by flutters (God Bless The USA)
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To: Betty Jo
Quarantine the whole world right now!

Works for me. I can stay at home and read FR all day; I'm a government employee, so I get paid either way. I imagine that other people with real jobs would probably find two weeks away from the office to be a real problem.

44 posted on 04/27/2003 7:01:23 PM PDT by Steel Wolf (Like water in a bucket.... calm but deadly...)
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To: flutters
Dang it. My links aren't working. I'll have to fix them tomorrow. I'll re-post them.
45 posted on 04/27/2003 7:11:13 PM PDT by flutters (God Bless The USA)
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To: flutters
Thanks for putting all the work into this, much appreciated.
46 posted on 04/27/2003 9:01:13 PM PDT by InShanghai (I was born on the crest of a wave, and rocked in the cradle of the deep.)
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To: flutters
The SARS thread is now at:
47 posted on 04/28/2003 8:48:53 PM PDT by flutters (God Bless The USA)
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