WHO Lifts SARS Travel Advisory on Beijing

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Nearly a month after Beijing health officials reported the city's last new case of SARS, the World Health Organization lifts its advisory warning against travel to the Chinese capital. At the peak of the SARS outbreak, Beijing was reporting more than 100 new infections every day. Hear WHO spokesman Iain Simpson.



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