Pandemic fears

Pandemic fears

20 May 2003

WHO's to blame for the SARS panic?

The World Health Organisation's precautionary warnings ran ahead of the actual cases.

The cost of SARS

What a health panic can do to the global economy.

3 April 2003

The SARS farce

Fear, not disease, has put Hong Kong in quarantine.

Viral scares

The overblown panic about SARS (severe acute respiratory syndrome) makes this Asia-bound traveller sick.