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TV Movie - Plague City: SARS in Toronto  (Posted October 27, 2005)
  Reviews of this 2005 made for TV movie.  
CDC still saying visitors can catch SARS in T.O.  (Posted July 15, 2003)
  Americans who have recently returned from Toronto are still being warned by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control that they could have caught SARS in the city a suggestion a leading local SARS expert calls "ludicrous."...  
SARS-Related Travel Alert for Toronto Cut  (Posted July 11, 2003)
  ATLANTA - Federal officials have lifted a SARS-related travel alert for Toronto. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said more than 30 days had elapsed since the last SARS case in the Canadian city developed symptoms. The travel alert ended Tuesday.  
SARS puts brakes on tourist season  (Posted July 7, 2003)
  Michael Balawejder of Mississauga said he was surprised to find the dining room of the Manitoulin Island resort where his family was staying last week empty except for his family...  
Toronto removed from WHO's list of affected areas  (Posted July 7, 2003)
  Friday, Jul 04, 2003 - The World Health Organization (WHO) took Toronto off its list of SARS-affected areas on Wednesday, the second time it has done so, prompting hopes that the city's nightmare with the deadly respiratory disease is finally over after nearly 400 cases and 39 deaths.  
Canada SARS cases down  (Posted July 7, 2003)
  THE number of active SARS cases in Canada declined by two during the weekend to 18 and the number of deaths remained unchanged at 39, health officials said today.  
Stones to headline anti-SARS 'concert of the century'  (Posted June 23, 2003)
  TORONTO - The Rolling Stones will headline a nine-hour music event to boost the SARS-tainted image of Toronto, in what organizers are billing as the greatest concert of the century. "People are going to gasp when they see the lineup,"...  
38th SARS death in Canada  (Posted June 23, 2003)
  HEALTH officials reported one more death from SARS in Toronto today, but the death toll from the respiratory illness remained at 38, after officials said an earlier fatality they had listed was not SARS-related.  
Lab finds 120 more people may have had SARS  (Posted June 19, 2003)
  As many as 120 people who aren't on the list of Canada's probable or suspect SARS cases may actually have had the disease, testing done by Health Canada's National Microbiology Laboratory has shown. Developed and Managed by IQNetCom Corp  (Posted June 17, 2003) was developed and is managed by IQNetCom Corp, a provider of "successful" e-business solutions located in Burlington, Ontario, Canada. You can learn more about IQNetCom at  
Province tightens up SARS treatment rules  (Posted June 17, 2003)
  New directives issued by the province yesterday say hospitals must treat any patient who has fever, dry cough or another respiratory ailment as having SARS until the illness can be ruled out, says an infectious disease expert. "We could be isolating a lot of people for a long time," said Dr. Michael Gardam, of the University Health Network. That could also stretch hospitals, which are dangerously short of isolation beds, and infectious disease experts, who can quickly rule SARS in or out.  
Illness among Whitby dialysis patients may not be SARS: Expert  (Posted June 11, 2003)
  TORONTO (CP) - The cluster of respiratory illness among dialysis patients that was feared to be Ontario's latest SARS outbreak may not in fact be the dreaded disease, a member of the SARS containment team said Wednesday.  
15 in Toronto Show Symptoms of SARS  (Posted June 10, 2003)
  TORONTO - Health authorities in Canada's biggest city scrambled Tuesday to explain possible new SARS cases at one hospital and how a recent visitor from the United States came down with the illness after returning home...  
Canada fears third wave of SARS  (Posted June 10, 2003)
  MONTREAL -- Weary Canadian public health doctors sought yesterday to determine whether a new outbreak of SARS has erupted in greater Toronto, where 33 people have died of the flulike virus and the medical system in the country's biggest metropolis is straining under the burden of the disease...  
SARS screening expanded in Canada  (Posted June 9, 2003)
  Canada is to expand a screening programme designed to detect whether arriving international airline passengers were suffering from the deadly SARS disease...  
SARS claims two more victims  (Posted June 9, 2003)
  Toronto Two more SARS-related deaths were reported Sunday, lifting the Canadian toll to 33...  
Hospitals rapped for SARS breaches  (Posted June 9, 2003)
  Some hospitals are not complying with provincial government directives on SARS, threatening further spread of the virus and placing the public at risk, the Ontario health ministry warns...  
Health officials worried about lack of SARS rooms  (Posted June 5, 2003)
  At least one of the four hospitals designated to treat the city's SARS patients has no negative-pressure rooms, leaving it ill-equipped to protect health-care workers from spread of the illness. Click title to read entire article.  
Health-care workers rally for better SARS protection in hospitals  (Posted June 4, 2003)
  TORONTO (CP) - Fighting rain and SARS stress, health-care workers rallied Wednesday outside a hospital to protest Ontario's lifting of strict SARS infection-protection procedures and push for a public inquiry probing the province's response to the deadly respiratory illness.  
SARS cases starting to tail off, officials say  (Posted June 4, 2003)
  TORONTO -- The number of active probable SARS cases in Ontario grew by only two yesterday, as officials spoke of making progress in the battle against the contagious disease. There are 64 active probable cases of severe acute respiratory syndrome, Dr. Colin D'Cunha, Ontario's chief medical officer of health, told a briefing.  
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