Feature - SARS in Taiwan (2003)
SARS has been spread faster in Taiwan than in any other area besides mainland China and Hong Kong. Taiwanese officials are trying to contain the disease as the number of cases has risen to more than 530. Sixty deaths have been attributed to the disease.
Though almost all the cases of SARS, severe acute respiratory syndrome, so far have involved only health care workers, President Chen Shui-bian called the epidemic "a national security issue" and Taiwan's legislature has approved an emergency funding bill to combat the effects of the disease.
Given the situation, the World Health...