SARS Cases Decrease in Beijing

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A hotel in China asks to check guests temperature as a precaution against SARS.

A restaurant at a major hotel in China asks to check guests' temperatures as a precaution against SARS. Richard Harris, NPR News hide caption

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Beijing slowly returns to normal as the reported number of SARS cases decreases. Children prepare to return to school and many people stop wearing facemasks on the street. But some public facilities still require visitors to get their temperatures taken before entering to check for high fevers — a symptom of the deadly flu-like disease. Hear NPR's Richard Harris.

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