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SARS Coronavirus (Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome)

Hong Kong Spread: First Patient Liu Jianlun

Friday Feb 21, 2003
Hong Kong, China

Liu Jianlun, Hong Kong's first patient, checked into the Metropole Hotel on February 21, with a room on the ninth floor, specifically room 911. Even though he was already feeling somewhat ill he visited with his family and travelled around Hong Kong.