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SARS Coronavirus (Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome)

SARS spreading through China: More transparency

Sunday Apr 20, 2003
China

On April 20, Beijing's mayor and the health minister of the PRCwere replaced respectively by Wang Qishan and the former deputy health minister Gao Qiang. In the news conference chaired by Gao Qiang several hours earlier, the PRC admitted that in Beijing there were more than 300 cases, as opposed to the previous figure of only 37.


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