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Up close with the coronavirus
31 PICTURES
CHINA-HEALTH/HUBEI C
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February 01, 2020
Within weeks, a new coronavirus that started in Wuhan, China has infected more people than Severe Acute...
China (PRC)
Comparing coronaviruses EPS C
Within weeks, a new coronavirus that started in Wuhan, China has infected more people than Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) did in months. On Jan. 30, the World Health Organization declared the outbreak a global emergency.
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Pictures Report
How a virus outbreak affects the economy and markets
5 PICTURES
HONGKONG-CHINA/INVESTMENT
RTX17WJ7
January 27, 2014
A mainland Chinese businessman points at a building from the Peak, a popular sightseeing spot for tourists,...
Hong Kong, China
A mainland Chinese businessman points at a building from the Peak, a popular sightseeing spot for tourists,...
A mainland Chinese businessman points at a building from the Peak, a popular sightseeing spot for tourists, in Hong Kong January 14, 2014. Launched by the Hong Kong government over a decade ago to stimulate an economy battered by the Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) crisis, the Hong Kong Capital Investment Entrant Scheme has proved a hit with mainland Chinese who, though technically barred, see it as a means to invest money near home without the tight controls imposed by Beijing. Although governed by Beijing, Hong Kong has a high degree of autonomy. Picture taken January 14, 2014. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu (CHINA - Tags: POLITICS BUSINESS SOCIETY IMMIGRATION CITYSCAPE)
HONGKONG-CHINA/INVESTMENT
RTX17WJ6
January 27, 2014
Mainland Chinese tourists view the Hong Kong skyline at the Peak in Hong Kong January 14, 2014. Launched...
Hong Kong, China
Mainland Chinese tourists view the Hong Kong skyline at the Peak in Hong Kong
Mainland Chinese tourists view the Hong Kong skyline at the Peak in Hong Kong January 14, 2014. Launched by the Hong Kong government over a decade ago to stimulate an economy battered by the Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) crisis, the Hong Kong Capital Investment Entrant Scheme has proved a hit with mainland Chinese who, though technically barred, see it as a means to invest money near home without the tight controls imposed by Beijing. Although governed by Beijing, Hong Kong has a high degree of autonomy. Picture taken January 14, 2014. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu (CHINA - Tags: POLITICS BUSINESS SOCIETY IMMIGRATION CITYSCAPE TRAVEL)
HONGKONG-CHINA/INVESTMENT
RTX17WJ3
January 27, 2014
A mainland Chinese businessmen views the Hong Kong skyline with binoculars at the Peak in Hong Kong January...
Hong Kong, China
A mainland Chinese businessmen views Hong Kong skyline with binoculars at Peak in Hong Kong
A mainland Chinese businessmen views the Hong Kong skyline with binoculars at the Peak in Hong Kong January 14, 2014. Launched by the Hong Kong government over a decade ago to stimulate an economy battered by the Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) crisis, the Hong Kong Capital Investment Entrant Scheme has proved a hit with mainland Chinese who, though technically barred, see it as a means to invest money near home without the tight controls imposed by Beijing. Although governed by Beijing, Hong Kong has a high degree of autonomy. Picture taken January 14, 2014. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu (CHINA - Tags: POLITICS BUSINESS SOCIETY IMMIGRATION CITYSCAPE)
HONGKONG-HANDOVER/ECONOMY
RTR1QWVW
June 18, 2007
Mainland Chinese visitors tour the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre, a tourist spot for mainlanders,...
Hong Kong, China
To match feature HONGKONG HANDOVER/ECONOMY
Mainland Chinese visitors tour the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre, a tourist spot for mainlanders, in this August 20, 2003 file photo. Beijing's decision in 2003 to allow its citizens to travel to Hong Kong gave the city, struggling with a recession after the outbreak of severe acute respiratory syndrome, a much needed boost as Chinese started spending their new found wealth. To match feature HONGKONG HANDOVER/ECONOMY REUTERS/Bobby Yip/Files (CHINA)
FOOD ASIA ORGANIC
RTR1B9ZQ
December 09, 2005
Customers eat organic food at a store in Taipei December 9, 2005. More recently, eating healthy has become...
Taipei, Taiwan
To match feature Food-Asia-Organic
Customers eat organic food at a store in Taipei December 9, 2005. More recently, eating healthy has become increasingly important due to worries of avian flu, which has killed around 70 people across Asia since 2003, and Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS), which killed around 800 people in 2003. Picture taken December 9, 2005. To match feature Food-Asia-Organic REUTERS/Jameson Wu
FOOD ASIA ORGANIC
RTR1BVF4
December 08, 2005
A sales assistant holds organic food products at an organic grocery shop in Taipei December 8, 2005....
Taipei, Taiwan
To match feature Food-Asia-Organic
A sales assistant holds organic food products at an organic grocery shop in Taipei December 8, 2005. More recently, eating healthy has become increasingly important due to worries of avian flu, which has killed around 70 people across Asia since 2003, and Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS), which killed around 800 people in 2003. Picture taken December 8, 2005. To match feature Food-Asia-Organic REUTERS/Jameson Wu
FOOD ASIA ORGANIC
RTR1B9ZV
December 08, 2005
A sales assistant holds up a bottle of organic cooking oil at an organic grocery store in Taipei December...
Taipei, Taiwan
To match feature Food-Asia-Organic
A sales assistant holds up a bottle of organic cooking oil at an organic grocery store in Taipei December 8, 2005. More recently, eating healthy has become increasingly important due to worries of avian flu, which has killed around 70 people across Asia since 2003, and Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS), which killed around 800 people in 2003. Picture taken December 8, 2005. To match feature Food-Asia-Organic REUTERS/Jameson Wu
FOOD ASIA ORGANIC
RTR1B9Y7
December 08, 2005
Customers buy organic groceries in Taipei December 8, 2005. More recently, eating healthy has become...
Taipei, Taiwan
To match feature Food-Asia-Organic
Customers buy organic groceries in Taipei December 8, 2005. More recently, eating healthy has become increasingly important due to worries of avian flu, which has killed around 70 people across Asia since 2003, and Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS), which killed around 800 people in 2003. Picture taken December 8, 2005. To match feature Food-Asia-Organic. REUTERS/Jameson Wu
FOOD ASIA ORGANIC
RTR1BA0M
December 07, 2005
Huang Wen-liang displays fresh organic vegetables at his restaurant and grocery shop in Taipei December...
Taipei, Taiwan
To match feature Food-Asia-Organic
Huang Wen-liang displays fresh organic vegetables at his restaurant and grocery shop in Taipei December 7, 2005. More recently, eating healthy has become increasingly important due to worries of avian flu, which has killed around 70 people across Asia since 2003, and Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS), which killed around 800 people in 2003. Picture taken December 7, 2005. To match feature Food-Asia-Organic REUTERS/Jameson Wu
FOOD ASIA ORGANIC
RTR1BA0B
December 07, 2005
Huang Wen-liang displays some popular organic products at his restaurant and grocery shop in Taipei December...
Taipei, Taiwan
To match feature Food-Asia-Organic
Huang Wen-liang displays some popular organic products at his restaurant and grocery shop in Taipei December 7, 2005. More recently, eating healthy has become increasingly important due to worries of avian flu, which has killed around 70 people across Asia since 2003, and Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS), which killed around 800 people in 2003. Picture taken December 7, 2005. To match feature Food-Asia-Organic REUTERS/Jameson Wu
FOOD ASIA ORGANIC
RTR1B9YJ
December 07, 2005
Huang Wen-liang holds an organic taro at his restaurant and grocery shop in Taipei December 7, 2005....
Taipei, Taiwan
To match feature Food-Asia-Organic
Huang Wen-liang holds an organic taro at his restaurant and grocery shop in Taipei December 7, 2005. More recently, eating healthy has become increasingly important due to worries of avian flu, which has killed around 70 people across Asia since 2003, and Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS), which killed around 800 people in 2003. Picture taken December 7, 2005. To match feature Food-Asia-Organic REUTERS/Jameson Wu
HONGKONG
RTRG5AZ
November 19, 2004
An observer looks out of a window above two cleaners during a drill for the SARS outbreak in Hong Kong...
Hong Kong, China
Observer looks out of window above two cleaners during SARS drill in Hong Kong.
An observer looks out of a window above two cleaners during a drill for the SARS outbreak in Hong Kong November 19, 2004. SARS is expected to emerge in China again this winter, but an epidemic is unlikely as the world's most populous country is better prepared this itme round, health officials say. REUTERS/Bobby Yip Pictures of the month November 2004 Pictures of the month November 2004 BY/CN
VIETNAM
RTRF1H9
November 05, 2004
A Vietnamese woman transports a chicken cage by bicycle in Hanoi on November 5, 2004. Vietnam must be...
Hanoi, Viet Nam
A Vietnamese woman transports a chicken cage by a bicycle in Hanoi.
A Vietnamese woman transports a chicken cage by bicycle in Hanoi on November 5, 2004. Vietnam must be on the possible return of the Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome and fresh bird flu outbreaks in the coming winter, said doctor Hoang Thuy Long, head of the National institute of Hygiene and Epidemiology. REUTERS/Kham Kham/TW
SARS CHINA
RTRPPXN
June 24, 2004
FACE MASKS ARE DISCARDED ON THE GROUND AS HOTEL WORKERS CELEBRATE IN BEIJING
AFTER WHO LIFTED TRAVEL...
Beijing, China - Peoples Republic of
FACE MASKS ARE DISCARDED ON THE GROUND AS HOTEL WORKERS CELEBRATE IN
BEIJING AFTER WHO LIFTED TRAVEL...
FACE MASKS ARE DISCARDED ON THE GROUND AS HOTEL WORKERS CELEBRATE IN BEIJING
AFTER WHO LIFTED TRAVEL ADVISORY ON THE CAPITAL CITY.

Face masks are discarded on the ground as hotel workers drink champagne
during celebrations in Beijing June 24, 2004, after the World Health
Organisation removed Beijing from its list of areas where SARS is continuing
to spread and also lifted its warning against travel to the capital city.
The announcement prompted celebrations in the heart of China's capital,
where just weeks ago people cowered at home in fear of contracting the virus
which has killed hundreds of their compatriots.NO RIGHTS CLEARANCES OR PERMISSIONS ARE REQUIRED FOR THIS IMAGE REUTERS/Andrew
Wong
SARS CHINA
RTRPPXG
June 23, 2004
FACE MASKS ARE DISCARDED ON THE GROUND AS HOTEL WORKERS CELEBRATE IN BEIJING
AFTER WHO LIFTED TRAVEL...
Beijing, China - Peoples Republic of
FACE MASKS ARE DISCARDED ON THE GROUND AS HOTEL WORKERS CELEBRATE IN
BEIJING AFTER WHO LIFTED TRAVEL...
FACE MASKS ARE DISCARDED ON THE GROUND AS HOTEL WORKERS CELEBRATE IN BEIJING
AFTER WHO LIFTED TRAVEL ADVISORY ON THE CAPITAL CITY.

Face masks are discarded on the ground as hotel workers celebrate in Beijing
June 24, 2004, after the World Health Organisation removed Beijing from its
list of SARS infected area and also lifted its warning against travel to the
capital city. The annoucement prompted celebration in the heart of China's
capital, where just weeks ago people cowered at home in fear of contracting
the virus which has killed hundreds of their compatriots. NO RIGHTS CLEARANCES OR PERMISSIONS ARE REQUIRED FOR THIS IMAGE
REUTERS/Andrew Wong
BULGARIA
RTRKJKA
May 28, 2004
Bulgarian health ministry official displays the new infrared termographic camera for passengers control...
Sofia, Bulgaria - Republic of
BULGARIAN HEALTH MINISTRY OFFICIAL DISPLAYS INFRARED CAMERA AT THE AIRPORT IN SOFIA.
Bulgarian health ministry official displays the new infrared termographic camera for passengers control at Sofia airport on May 28, 2004. The system, which is the first in the Balkan country to detect body temperature higher than 37 degrees Celcius (98.6 degrees Farenheit) aims to spot dangerous infections such as Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS). REUTERS/Stoyan Nenov SN/AA
BULGARIA
RTRKJIG
May 28, 2004
Bulgarian health ministry official displays the new infrared thermographic camera for passengers control...
Sofia, Bulgaria - Republic of
BULGARIAN HEALTH MINISTRY OFFICIAL DISPLAYS INFRARED CAMERA AT THE AIRPORT IN SOFIA.
Bulgarian health ministry official displays the new infrared thermographic camera for passengers control at Sofia airport on May 28, 2004. The system, which is the first in the Balkan country to detect body temperature higher than 37 degrees, aims to spot dangerous infections such as Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS). REUTERS/Stoyan Nenov SN/AA
SRAS CHINA
RTRKD0Q
May 26, 2004
A protective suit used for guarding against severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) is displayed at...
Beijing, China - Peoples Republic of
PROTECTIVE SUIT USED FOR GUARDING AGAINST SARS IS DISPLAYED AT A HIGH-TECH EXHIBITION IN BEIJING.
A protective suit used for guarding against severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) is displayed at a high-tech exhibition in Beijing May 26, 2004. China is scheduled to publish the initial outcome of the world's first clinical testing of a vaccine for SARS in Beijing. REUTERS/Wilson Chu WC/TW
PHILIPPINES
RTRIBVZ
April 28, 2004
A passenger from Taiwan walks near a thermal scanner at the Manila International Airport April 28, 2004....
Manila, Philippines - Republic of
PASSENGER FROM TAIWAN WALKS NEAR A THERMAL SCANNER IN MANILA AIRPORT.
A passenger from Taiwan walks near a thermal scanner at the Manila International Airport April 28, 2004. The Philippines has tightened its watch on arriving passengers at all international airports after China reported four new suspected cases of the potentially deadly Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) in Beijing, after the first reported death from the virus since a major outbreak last year. REUTERS/Romeo Ranoco RR/FA
PHILIPPINES
RTRIBV6
April 27, 2004
Tourists walk past a thermal scanner used to detect passengers with fevers at Manila International airport...
Manila, Philippines - Republic of
TOURISTS WALK PAST A THERMAL SCANNER AT THE MANILA AIRPORT.
Tourists walk past a thermal scanner used to detect passengers with fevers at Manila International airport April 28, 2004.The Philippines has tightened its watch on arriving passengers at all international airports after China reported four new suspected cases of the potentially deadly Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) in Beijing, after the first reported death from the virus since a major outbreak last year. REUTERS/Romeo Ranoco RR
HONGKONG
RTRI0JP
April 23, 2004
Travellers fill up health declaration forms before departing from Hong Kong airport April 23, 2004. A...
Hong Kong, China - Peoples Republic of
TRAVELLERS FILL UP HEALTH DECLARATION FORMS BEFORE DEPARTING FROM HONG KONG AIRPORT.
Travellers fill up health declaration forms before departing from Hong Kong airport April 23, 2004. A spokesman from China's Ministry of Health confirmed on Thursday that one suspected severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) case was reported in Beijing. The suspected patient, a nurse, has been transferred to Ditan Hospital to receive treatment. REUTERS/Kin Cheung KC/FA
HONGKONG
RTRI0JG
April 23, 2004
An airport staff collects health declaration forms from travellers at Hong Kong airport April 23, 2004....
Hong Kong, China - Peoples Republic of
AN AIRPORT STAFF COLLECTS HEALTH DECLARATION FORM FROM TRAVELLERS AT HONG KONG AIRPORT.
An airport staff collects health declaration forms from travellers at Hong Kong airport April 23, 2004. A spokesman from China's Ministry of Health confirmed on Thursday that one suspected Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) case was reported in Beijing. The suspected patient, a nurse, has been transferred to Ditan Hospital to receive treatment. REUTERS/Kin Cheung KC/FA
HONGKONG
RTRI0JA
April 23, 2004
A woman has her temperature taken at Hong Kong airport April 23, 2004 as a precaution against the SARS...
Hong Kong, China - Peoples Republic of
A WOMAN HAS HAS HER TEMPERATURE TAKEN AT HONG KONG AIRPORT AS A PRECAUTION AGAINST SARS.
A woman has her temperature taken at Hong Kong airport April 23, 2004 as a precaution against the SARS virus. China reported the first suspected case of Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) in Beijing since a deadly outbreak last year, saying on Thursday that a nurse was being treated for symptoms of the disease. REUTERS/Kin Cheung KC/FA
HONGKONG
RTRI0J2
April 23, 2004
A woman has a temperature check at Hong Kong airport April 23, 2004 as a precaution against the SARS...
Hong Kong, China - Peoples Republic of
A WOMAN HAS A TEMPERATURE CHECK AT HONG KONG AIRPORT.
A woman has a temperature check at Hong Kong airport April 23, 2004 as a precaution against the SARS virus. China reported the first suspected case of Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) in Beijing since a deadly outbreak last year, saying on Thursday that a nurse was being treated for symptoms of the disease. REUTERS/Kin Cheung KC/CP
CANADA POLITICS
RTRDFWS
February 23, 2004
Canadian Health Minister Pierre Pettigrew speaks in the House of Commons in Ottawa, February 23, 2004....
Ottawa, Canada
CANADIAN HEALTH MINISTER PETTIGREW SPEAKS IN HOUSE OF COMMONS.
Canadian Health Minister Pierre Pettigrew speaks in the House of Commons in Ottawa, February 23, 2004. A Toronto nurse filed a multi-million dollar lawsuit against all levels of government after contracting Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome. REUTERS/Jim Young JY
TAIWAN
RTR92HO
December 20, 2003
Two Taiwanese women wearing face masks cross the street in Taipei on December 20, 2003. A Taiwan medical...
Taipei, Taiwan
TWO TAIWANESE WOMEN WEARING FACE MASKS CROSS THE STREET IN TAIPEI.
Two Taiwanese women wearing face masks cross the street in Taipei on December 20, 2003. A Taiwan medical researcher at a military hospital has tested positive for Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) and authorities believe the 44-year-old man contracted the disease about two weeks ago in a laboratory where he worked. REUTERS/Richard Chung RC
TAIWAN
RTR92DL
December 20, 2003
A young Taiwanese man dons a cartoon face mask walking on the street in Taipei on December 20, 2003....
Taipei, Taiwan
A YOUNG TAIWANESE MAN DONS A CARTOON FACE MASK WALKING ON THE STREET IN TAIPEI.
A young Taiwanese man dons a cartoon face mask walking on the street in Taipei on December 20, 2003. A Taiwan medical researcher at a military hospital has tested positive for Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) and authorities believe the 44-year-old man contracted the disease about two weeks ago in a laboratory where he worked. REUTERS/Richard Chung RC
TAIWAN
RTR92DE
December 20, 2003
Two Taiwanese women wearing face masks cross the street in Taipei on December 20, 2003. A Taiwan medical...
Taipei, Taiwan
TWO TAIWANESE WOMEN WEARING FACE MASKS CROSS THE STREET IN TAIPEI.
Two Taiwanese women wearing face masks cross the street in Taipei on December 20, 2003. A Taiwan medical researcher at a military hospital has tested positive for Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) and authorities believe the 44-year-old man contracted the disease about two weeks ago in a laboratory where he worked. REUTERS/Richard Chung RC
TAIWAN
RTR92D8
December 20, 2003
A Taiwanese street performer uses a face mask while playing his bamboo flute in Taipei on December 20,...
Taipei, Taiwan
STREET PERFORMER USES FACE MASK WHILE PLAYING FLUTE IN TAIPEI.
A Taiwanese street performer uses a face mask while playing his bamboo flute in Taipei on December 20, 2003. A Taiwan medical researcher at a military hospital has tested positive for Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) and authorities believe the 44-year-old man contracted the disease about two weeks ago in a laboratory where he worked. REUTERS/Richard Chung RC
TAIWAN
RTR8Z0D
December 18, 2003
Visitors and patients wear face masks at the Taipei Municipal Ho Ping Hospital, a designated hospital...
Taipei, Taiwan
VISTORS AND PATIENTS WEAR FACE MASKS IN TAIPEI.
Visitors and patients wear face masks at the Taipei Municipal Ho Ping Hospital, a designated hospital for SARS patients, December 18, 2003. A Taiwan medical researcher at a military hospital has tested positive for SARS. The 44-year-old man possibly contracted Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome about two weeks ago in a laboratory in the Taipei military hospital where he worked. REUTERS/Richard Chung RC/TW
SARS TAIWAN
RTR8Z06
December 18, 2003
A student cleans the window in his high school classroom in Taipei on December 18, 2003, after a teacher's...
Taipei, Taiwan
STUDENT CLEANS THE WINDOW IN HIS CLASSROOM IN TAIPEI.
A student cleans the window in his high school classroom in Taipei on December 18, 2003, after a teacher's husband tested positive for SARS. The 44-year-old medical researcher possibly contracted Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome about two weeks ago in a laboratory in the Taipei military hospital where he worked. NO RIGHTS CLEARANCES OR PERMISSIONS ARE REQUIRED FOR THIS IMAGE. REUTERS/Simon Kwong TW
TAIWAN
RTR6W2D
November 14, 2003
Shoppers stroll past the November 14, 2003 grand opening of a shopping
mall at the Taipei 101 tower,...
Taipei, Taiwan
SHOPPERS STROLL AT THE GRAND OPENING OF SHOPPING MALL AT THE TAIPEI 101
TOWER.
Shoppers stroll past the November 14, 2003 grand opening of a shopping
mall at the Taipei 101 tower, the world's tallest building. The
island's retail sector has mounted a strong recovery after suffering a
blow from Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome in April and May. The 508
metre (1,667 foot) Taipei 101 tower officially overtook Malaysia's
Petronas Towers in height on October 17. REUTERS/Richard Chung

TW/TW
TAIWAN
RTR6W0C
November 14, 2003
A shopper strolls past an advertisement at the November 14, 2003 grand
opening of a shopping mall at...
Taipei, Taiwan
SHOPPER STROLLS PAST AN ADVERTISEMENT AT THE GRAND OPENING OF A SHOPPNG
MALL AT THE TAIPEI 101 TOWER....
A shopper strolls past an advertisement at the November 14, 2003 grand
opening of a shopping mall at the Taipei 101 tower, the world's tallest
building. The island's retail sector has mounted a strong recovery
after suffering a blow from Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome in April
and May. The 508 metre (1,667 foot) Taipei 101 tower officially
overtook Malaysia's Petronas Towers in height on October 17.
REUTERS/Richard Chung

TW/TW
TAIWAN
RTR6W05
November 14, 2003
Crowds throng the November 14, 2003 grand opening of a shopping mall at the Taipei 101 tower, the world's...
Taipei, Taiwan
CROWDS THRONG THE GRAND OPENING OF SHOPPING MALL AT THE TAIPEI 101 TOWER.
Crowds throng the November 14, 2003 grand opening of a shopping mall at the Taipei 101 tower, the world's tallest building. The island's retail sector has mounted a strong recovery after suffering a blow from Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome in April and May. The 508 metre (1,667 foot) Taipei 101 tower officially overtook Malaysia's Petronas Towers in height on October 17. CPROD REUTERS/Richard Chung TW/TW
TAIWAN
RTR6VZX
November 14, 2003
Crowds throng the November 14, 2003 grand opening of a shopping mall at
the Taipei 101 tower, the world's...
Taipei, Taiwan
CROWDS THRONG THE GRAND OPENING OF SHOPPING MALL AT THE TAIPEI 101
TOWER.
Crowds throng the November 14, 2003 grand opening of a shopping mall at
the Taipei 101 tower, the world's tallest building. The island's retail
sector has mounted a strong recovery after suffering a blow from Severe
Acute Respiratory Syndrome in April and May. The 508 metre (1,667 foot)
Taipei 101 tower officially overtook Malaysia's Petronas Towers in
height on October 17. REUTERS/Richard Chung

TW/TW
HONGKONG
RTR6LIF
November 10, 2003
Senior citizens in Hong Kong wait for their flu vaccination at a hostel
in Hong Kong, November 10, 2003....
Hong Kong, China - Peoples Republic of
HONG KONG SENIOR CITIZENS WAIT FOR THE FLU VACCINATION AT A HOSTEL IN
HONG KONG.
Senior citizens in Hong Kong wait for their flu vaccination at a hostel
in Hong Kong, November 10, 2003. The Hong Kong government, under the
(WTO) World Health Organisation's recommendation, is providing
vaccination for 80,000 elderly and disabled people to cut down the
number of flu cases this winter, hoping this will help the city detect
quickly any recurrence of the Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS),
which has flu-like symptoms. REUTERS/Kin Cheung

KC/DL
TAIWAN
RTR5YZR
October 30, 2003
Su Ih-jen, director-general of Taiwan's Centre for Disease Control,
speaks at the International Conference...
Taipei, Taiwan
DIRECTOR GENERAL OF TAIWANS CENTER FOR DISEASE CONTROL SPEAKS DURING A
CONFERENCE IN TAIPEI.
Su Ih-jen, director-general of Taiwan's Centre for Disease Control,
speaks at the International Conference on Influenza and Resurgence of
Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) in Taipei on October 30, 2003.
Su told the seminar attended by medical experts the island is bracing
for the return of SARS in the next two months and has mapped out a
comprehensive plan to deal with any outbreak. REUTERS/Richard Chung

RC/CP
TAIWAN
RTXM9UE
October 29, 2003
A masked health worker injects a homeless man with a flu vaccine in Taipei on October 29, 2003. The Taipei...
Taipei, Taiwan
A masked health worker injects a homeless man with a flu vaccine in Taipei on October 29, 2003. The .....
A masked health worker injects a homeless man with a flu vaccine in Taipei on October 29, 2003. The Taipei city government is trying to cut down the number of flu cases this winter, hoping this will help the city detect quickly any recurrence of the Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS), which has flu-like symptoms.
TAIWAN
RTXM9UD
October 29, 2003
A masked health worker injects a homeless man with a flu vaccine in Taipei on October 29, 2003. The Taipei...
Taipei, Taiwan
A masked health worker injects a homeless man with a flu vaccine in Taipei on October 29, 2003. The .....
A masked health worker injects a homeless man with a flu vaccine in Taipei on October 29, 2003. The Taipei city government is trying to cut down the number of flu cases this winter, hoping this will help the city detect quickly any recurrence of the Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS), which has flu-like symptoms.
TAIWAN
RTR5WDY
October 29, 2003
A masked health worker injects a homeless man with a flu vaccine in
Taipei on October 29, 2003. The...
Taipei, Taiwan
HEALTH WORKER INJECTS A HOMELESS MAN WITH FLU VACCINE IN TAIPEI.
A masked health worker injects a homeless man with a flu vaccine in
Taipei on October 29, 2003. The Taipei city government is trying to cut
down the number of flu cases this winter, hoping this will help the
city detect quickly any recurrence of the Severe Acute Respiratory
Syndrome (SARS), which has flu-like symptoms. REUTERS/Simon Kwong

TW/TW
TAIWAN
RTR5WCO
October 29, 2003
A masked health worker injects a homeless man with a flu vaccine in
Taipei on October 29, 2003. The...
Taipei, Taiwan
HEALTH WORKER INJECTS A HOMELESS MAN WITH A FLU VACCINE IN TAIPEI.
A masked health worker injects a homeless man with a flu vaccine in
Taipei on October 29, 2003. The Taipei city government is trying to cut
down the number of flu cases this winter, hoping this will help the
city detect quickly any recurrence of the Severe Acute Respiratory
Syndrome (SARS), which has flu-like symptoms. REUTERS/Simon Kwong

TW/TW
SARS HONGKONG PROBE
RTR43GL
October 02, 2003
Patients wearing masks walk inside a public hospital in Hong Kong October 2,
2003. An expert panel probing...
Hong Kong, China - Peoples Republic of
PATIENTS WEARING MASKS WALK INSIDE A PUBLIC HOSPITAL IN HONG KONG.
Patients wearing masks walk inside a public hospital in Hong Kong October 2,
2003. An expert panel probing Hong Kong's SARS on Thursday highlighted a
lack of communication between the government and public and private
hospitals and doctors, and there were significant shortcomings in the
government's initial response to the outbreak, but did not single out anyone
for blame. NO RIGHTS CLEARANCES OR PERMISSIONS ARE REQUIRED FOR THIS IMAGE REUTERS/Bobby Yip

BY
CHINA
RTR3154
September 13, 2003
A Malaysian delegation waves while joining a parade to kick-off
Shanghai Tourism Festival September...
Shanghai, China - Peoples Republic of
A DELEGATION FROM MALAYSIA WAVES DURING A PARADE IN SHANGHAI.
A Malaysian delegation waves while joining a parade to kick-off
Shanghai Tourism Festival September 13, 2003. China is eager to revive
its once-booming tourism industry, which was curbed when the Severe
Acute Respiratory Syndrome erupted in the country late April. China's
tourism revenue is expected to shrink by nearly half this year, the
first fall since 1989, due to the SARS outbreak, the official China
Securities Journal said. The country will earn 276.8 billion yuan ($33
billion) less from tourism this year than 2002 due to SARS, it quoted a
tourism official. REUTERS/Claro Cortes IV

CC
CHINA
RTR2ZUS
September 13, 2003
Hotel workers join a parade to kick-off Shanghai Tourism Festival
September 13, 2003. China is eager...
Shanghai, China - Peoples Republic of
HOTEL WORKERS JOIN A TOURISM PARADE IN SHANGHAI.
Hotel workers join a parade to kick-off Shanghai Tourism Festival
September 13, 2003. China is eager to revive its once-booming tourism
industry, which was curbed during the SARS outbreak in April. China's
tourism revenue is expected to shrink by nearly half this year, the
first fall since 1989, due to the SARS (Severe Acute Respiratory
Syndrome) outbreak, the official China Securities Journal said. The
country will earn 276.8 billion yuan ($33 billion) less from tourism in
2003 due to SARS, it quoted a tourism official. REUTERS/Claro Cortes
IV

CC/FA
CHINA
RTR2ZUD
September 13, 2003
A member of the Auckland Police Bagpipe Band shakes hands with Chinese
children while holding the New...
Shanghai, China - Peoples Republic of
AUCKLAND POLICE BAGPIPE BAND MEMBER SHAKES HANDS WITH CHILDREN IN
SHANGHAI.
A member of the Auckland Police Bagpipe Band shakes hands with Chinese
children while holding the New Zealand national flag during a parade to
kick-off Shanghai Tourism Festival September 13, 2003. China is eager
to revive its once-booming tourism industry, which was curbed during
the SARS outbreak in April. China's tourism revenue is expected to
shrink by nearly half this year, the first fall since 1989, due to the
SARS (Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome) outbreak, the official China
Securities Journal said. The country will earn 276.8 billion yuan ($33
billion) less from tourism in 2003 due to SARS, it quoted a tourism
official. REUTERS/Claro Cortes IV

CC
CHINA
RTR2ZU7
September 13, 2003
The crowd cheers members of the Auckland Police Bagpipe Band
participating at a parade to kick-off Shanghai...
Shanghai, China - Peoples Republic of
CROWD CHEERS MEMBERS OF THE AUCKLAND POLICE BAGPIPE BAND IN SHANGHAI.
The crowd cheers members of the Auckland Police Bagpipe Band
participating at a parade to kick-off Shanghai Tourism Festival
September 13, 2003. China is eager to revive its once-booming tourism
industry, which was curbed during the SARS outbreak in April. China's
tourism revenue is expected to shrink by nearly half this year, the
first fall since 1989, due to the SARS (Severe Acute Respiratory
Syndrome) outbreak, the official China Securities Journal said. The
country will earn 276.8 billion yuan ($33 billion) less from tourism in
2003, due to SARS, it quoted a tourism official. REUTERS/Claro Cortes
IV

CC/FA
CHINA
RTR2ZU0
September 13, 2003
Dancers from Yunan province perform a "head-swinging" dance number
during a parade to kick-off Shanghai...
Shanghai, China - Peoples Republic of
YUNAN DANCERS PERFORMS A "HEAD-SWINGING" NUMBER IN SHANGHAI.
Dancers from Yunan province perform a "head-swinging" dance number
during a parade to kick-off Shanghai Tourism Festival September 13,
2003. China is eager to revive its once-booming tourism industry, which
was curbed during the SARS outbreak in April. China's tourism revenue
is expected to shrink by nearly half this year, the first fall since
1989, due to the SARS (Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome)outbreak, the
official China Securities Journal said. The country will earn 276.8
billion yuan ($33 billion) less from tourism in 2003, less than last
year, due to SARS, it quoted a tourism official. REUTERS/Claro Cortes
IV

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SARS TAIWAN
RTR2S9T
September 10, 2003
Health workers at Taipei's Chiang Kai Shek International Airport hand
out health forms to travellers...
Taipei, Taiwan
HEALTH WORKERS HAND OUT HEALTH FORMS TO TRAVELLERS FROM SINGAPORE IN
TAIPEI.
Health workers at Taipei's Chiang Kai Shek International Airport hand
out health forms to travellers from Singapore on September 10, 2003.
Asia was put on alert for the Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS)
after a man in Singapore tested positive for the deadly flu-like virus.
Taiwan has asked all travellers from Singapore to take their own
temperatures daily for 10 days. REUTERS/Simon Kwong

SK/FA
SRAS TAIWAN
RTR2S9O
September 10, 2003
Health workers at Taipei's Chiang Kai Shek International Airport hand
out health forms to travellers...
Taipei, Taiwan
HEALTH WORKERS HAND OUT HEALTH FORMS TO TRAVELLERS FROM SINGAPORE IN
TAIPEI.
Health workers at Taipei's Chiang Kai Shek International Airport hand
out health forms to travellers from Singapore September 10, 2003. Asia
was put on alert for the Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) after
a man in Singapore tested positive for the deadly flu-like virus.
Taiwan has asked all travellers from Singapore to take their own
temperatures daily for 10 days. REUETERS/Simon Kwong

SK/FA
SARS TAIWAN
RTR2S9J
September 10, 2003
A Taipei airport worker sprays disinfectant on carpet in the arrivals
hall September 10, 2003 as foreign...
Taipei, Taiwan
AN AIRPORT WORKER SPRAYS DISINFRCTANT AT TAIPEI'S INTERNATIONAL
AIRPORT.
A Taipei airport worker sprays disinfectant on carpet in the arrivals
hall September 10, 2003 as foreign travellers walk past. Asia was put
on alert for the Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) after a man
in Singapore tested positive for the deadly flu-like virus. Taiwan has
asked all travellers from Singapore to take their own temperatures
daily for 10 days. REUTERS/Simon Kwong

SK/FA
SARS TAIWAN
RTR2S95
September 10, 2003
Tourists at Taipei's Chiang Kai Shek International Airport fill in
health forms September 10, 2003....
Taipei, Taiwan
TOURISTS FILL HEALTH FORMS AT CHIANG KAI SHEK INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT IN
TAIPEI.
Tourists at Taipei's Chiang Kai Shek International Airport fill in
health forms September 10, 2003. Asia was put on alert for the Severe
Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) after a man in Singapore tested
positive for the deadly flu-like virus. Taiwan has asked all travellers
from Singapore to take their own temperatures daily for 10 days.
REUTERS/Simon Kwong

SK/FA
CHINA
RTR2S0G
September 10, 2003
A Chinese cyclist rides past an anti-SARS poster in Beijing September
10, 2003. A scientist in Singapore...
Beijing, China - Peoples Republic of
A CHINESE CYCLIST RIDES PAST AN ANTI-SARS POSTER IN BEIJING.
A Chinese cyclist rides past an anti-SARS poster in Beijing September
10, 2003. A scientist in Singapore who tested positive for the SARS
virus in the world's first reported infection for three months on
Tuesday put Asia on alert for a resurgence of Severe Acute Respiratory
Syndrome. SARS virus spread to 30 countries earlier this year after
originating in southern China, infecting nearly 8,500 people globally
and devastating regional economies. The Chinese characters on the sign
read "Fight SARS with Science". REUTERS/Guang Niu

GN/DL
CHINA
RTR2RZT
September 10, 2003
Medical staff monitor people entering a fever ward at a hospital in
Beijing September 10, 2003. Singapore...
Beijing, China - Peoples Republic of
CHINESE DOCTORS MONITOR PEOPLE ENTERING A FEVER WARD AT A HOSPITAL IN
BEIJING.
Medical staff monitor people entering a fever ward at a hospital in
Beijing September 10, 2003. Singapore said on Wednesday a medical
researcher in the city-state who tested positive for the deadly SARS
virus was an isolated case and a laboratory was the likely source of
the infection. China experienced the worst outbreak of Severe Acute
Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) earlier this year, with more than 5,300
people infected and 347 dead. REUTERS/Guang Niu

GN/FA
TAIWAN
RTR2QBZ
September 09, 2003
A group of Hong Kong tourists reacts to the arrival of Taipei Mayor Ma
Ying-jeou at the city's famous...
Taipei, Taiwan
A GROUP OF HONG KONG TOURISTS REACT AS TAIPEI MAYOR ARRIVES AT LUNG
SHAN TEMPLE IN TAIPEI.
A group of Hong Kong tourists reacts to the arrival of Taipei Mayor Ma
Ying-jeou at the city's famous Lung Shan Temple in Taipei, September 9,
2003, as part of a campaign to boost tourism, which has been severely
hurt by the SARS outbreak earler this year. Singapore's Health Ministry
said a 27-year-old man had Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS),
the world's first case since the World Health Organisation declared the
global outbreak of the deadly flu-like virus over on July 5.
REUTERS/Simon Kwong

SK/DL
TAIWAN
RTR2QA6
September 09, 2003
Taipei Mayor Ma Ying-jeou (R) joins a Hong Kong tour group to the
city's famous Lung Shan temple in...
Taipei, Taiwan
TAIPEI MAYOR MA YING-JEOU SHAKES HANDS WITH HONG KONG VISITORS IN
TAIPEI.
Taipei Mayor Ma Ying-jeou (R) joins a Hong Kong tour group to the
city's famous Lung Shan temple in Taipei, September 9, 2003, as part of
a campaign to boost tourism, which has been severely hurt by the SARS
outbreak earler this year. Singapore's Health Ministry said a
27-year-old man had Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS), the
world's first case since the World Health Organisation declared the
global outbreak of the deadly flu-like virus over on July 5.
REUTERS/Simon Kwong

SK
SINGAPORE
RTR2Q0L
September 09, 2003
Patients wait to be screened for SARS at the screening centre outside
Tan Tock Seng hospital in Singapore...
Singapore, Singapore - Republic of
PATIENTS WAIT TO BE SCREENED FOR SARS AT SINGAPORE HOSPITAL.
Patients wait to be screened for SARS at the screening centre outside
Tan Tock Seng hospital in Singapore September 9, 2003. Singapore's
Ministry of Health confirmed on Tuesday that a 27-year-old man had
contracted SARS, the world's first case of the deadly virus since the
outbreak earlier this year. REUTERS/Thomas White

TW
HONGKONG
RTR2PTO
September 09, 2003
A newspaper headline "Alert over SARS case" is displayed on a street in
Hong Kong September 9, 2003....
Hong Kong, China - Peoples Republic of
A SCREEN SHOWS THE NEWS OF THE SARS CASE OF SINGAPORE IN HONG KONG.
A newspaper headline "Alert over SARS case" is displayed on a street in
Hong Kong September 9, 2003. Singapore's Ministry of Health said on
September 8, 2003 initial tests appeared to indicate one man had tested
positive for the deadly Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) virus.
REUTERS/Kin Cheung

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