Global Alert and Response (GAR)

Affected Areas - Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS)

16 April 2003

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

An "affected area" is an area in which local chain(s) of transmission of SARS is/are occurring as reported by the national public health authorities.

*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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