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Taiwan Struggles with New Surge of SARS Cases

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Taiwan Struggles with New Surge of SARS Cases

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Taiwan Struggles with New Surge of SARS Cases

Taiwan Struggles with New Surge of SARS Cases

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Taiwan, one of the nations hardest hit by severe acute respiratory syndrome, or SARS, faces a new wave of cases. Health officials say the number of cases stands at 264, and they're bracing for more in the coming days. About 12,000 people are under home quarantine, and officials have told another 20,000 to sharply restrict their movements. NPR's Richard Harris reports.

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