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  • Zurich, Switzerland
    Saturday May 3, 2003

    SARS Coronavirus (Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome)

    FIFA moves women's world cup to USA

    Zurich, Switzerland
    Saturday May 3, 2003

    On May 3, the 2003 FIFA Women's World Cup was abruptly moved to the United States due to the outbreak.




  • Hong Kong, China
    Sunday May 4, 2003

    SARS Coronavirus (Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome)

    SARS Infections dropping in Hong Kong

    Hong Kong, China
    Sunday May 4, 2003

    On May 4, the newly infected number of people in Hong Kong dropped to a single digit.




  • Washington D.C., U.S.
    Wednesday May 7, 2003

    Michael Jordan

    Fired

    Washington D.C., U.S.
    Wednesday May 7, 2003

    On May 7, 2003, Wizards owner Abe Pollin fired Jordan as the team's president of basketball operations. Jordan later stated that he felt betrayed, and that if he had known he would be fired upon retiring he never would have come back to play for the Wizards.




  • Geneva, Switzerland
    Tuesday May 20, 2003

    SARS Coronavirus (Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome)

    WHO refused to lift tourism warning!

    Geneva, Switzerland
    Tuesday May 20, 2003

    On May 20, the WHO refused to lift the Tourism Warning for Hong Kong and Guangdong.




  • Geneva, Switzerland
    Friday May 23, 2003

    SARS Coronavirus (Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome)

    WHO lifted tourism warning from Hong Kong

    Geneva, Switzerland
    Friday May 23, 2003

    On May 23, after a recount of the number of SARS patients, the WHO lifted the Tourism Warning from Hong Kong and Guangdong.




  • Hong Kong, China
    Saturday May 24, 2003

    SARS Coronavirus (Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome)

    SARS spreading stops at Hong Kong

    Hong Kong, China
    Saturday May 24, 2003

    On May 24, the number of newly infected patients reached zero for in Hong Kong, the first time since the outbreak in the territory in March.




  • Toronto, Canada
    Saturday May 24, 2003

    SARS Coronavirus (Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome)

    New SARS suspected infections spread through Toronto

    Toronto, Canada
    Saturday May 24, 2003

    On May 24, a new cluster of about 20 suspected patients was reported in Toronto.


  • Toronto, Canada
    Thursday May 29, 2003

    SARS Coronavirus (Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome)

    Canada takes serious quarantine step against SARS

    Toronto, Canada
    Thursday May 29, 2003

    By May 29, more than 5000 people were quarantined in Canada by authorities seeking to control the potential spread of the SARS outbreak.


  • Singapore
    Saturday May 31, 2003

    SARS Coronavirus (Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome)

    Singapore was removed from WHO's list of infected areas

    Singapore
    Saturday May 31, 2003

    On May 31, Singapore was removed from WHO's list of 'Infected Areas'.


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