SARS Cases Jump in Taiwan

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Taiwan reports 39 new cases of SARS, bringing the island's total to 383 cases, 52 of which have been fatal. Ninety percent of the cases were spread in hospitals. Meanwhile, citing success in battling SARS, Chinese officials announce plans to re-open schools in Beijing Thursday. NPR's Richard Harris reports.

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