posted on May, 28 2003 @ 06:06 PM
BEIJING (AP)--Forestry officials in southern China seized pheasants, foxes and other game in raids on wildlife markets under new restrictions meant to
control SARS, while hundreds of people in Canada were kept under quarantine following a renewed outbreak.
A Russian hospitalized on the Chinese border was diagnosed with SARS on Wednesday, becoming Russia's first official case of the respiratory ailment,
media reports said. ``The diagnosis is unquestionable: This is SARS,'' Gennady Onishchenko, the country's chief epidemiologist, told the Interfax
MOSCOW/TORONTO (Reuters) - Russia reported its first case of SARS (news - web sites) on Wednesday on its border with hard-hit China, while two more
people died from the virus in Toronto, where a school was closed and thousands quarantined on concern the illness may be spreading outside hospitals.
The first confirmed case of SARS in Russia, a man living in Blagoveshchensk on the Amur river, which forms the frontier with China, came as Chinese
President Hu Jintao tried to persuade the world his country could contain the disease.