In Brief - 2003-05-15

  • 2003-05-15
SARS case registered in FinlandThe first case of severe acute respiratory syndrome in Finland has been reported after a test carried out by a hospital in the town of Aabo proved positive for the disease, the Finnish news agency FNB reported May 11.A young Finnish man was admitted to the hospital at the end of last month with symptoms of the disease after a trip to Toronto, Canada, the country outside Asia hardest hit by the virulent new strain of pneumonia. The hospital's department for infectious diseases said samples were taken on May 8 and turned out to be positive.Since the SARS epidemi...
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