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China Battles SARS in Rural Areas

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China Battles SARS in Rural Areas

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China Battles SARS in Rural Areas

China Battles SARS in Rural Areas

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Chinese health officials report 80 new cases of SARS, nearly half of which are in areas outside Beijing where hospitals are less prepared to deal with the disease. But inspectors from the World Health Organization say China is taking the right steps to stop the spread of SARS in rural areas. NPR's Richard Harris reports.

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