Emergencies preparedness, response

Affected Areas - Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS)

30 April 2003

Country Area
Canada Toronto
Singapore Singapore
China Beijing, Guangdong, Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of China, Inner Mongolia, Shanxi
Taiwan Province*
United States of America Areas not reported*
United Kingdom London*

An "Affected Area" is defined as a region at the first administrative level where the country is reporting local transmission of SARS, within the last 20 days.

*Area with limited local transmission and no evidence of international spread from area since 15 March 2003 and no transmission other than close person-to-person contact reported.

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