Outbreak II?

LATEST COVER STORY
Southeast Asia: Tigers No More?
 Singapore: Lion in Winter
 Economy: Facing Up to China
July 7, 2003 Issue
 

ASIA
 Viewpoint: The Real Hu Jintao


ARTS
 Movies: Bloody Battle Royale II
 Books: Explosive Bunker 13
 Q&A: Aniruddha Bahal


NOTEBOOK
 Hong Kong: Resistance is Futile
 South Asia: New Friends
 Japan: Saving the Whales
 China: Outbreak, the Sequel
 Milestones
 Verbatim


TRAVEL
 Australia's A-List Destination


CNN.com: Top Headlines
The lesson China supposedly learned from the SARS epidemic was clear: honesty is the best policy when dealing with a dangerous epidemic. But last week, as the World Health Organization (WHO) declared SARS all but eliminated in China, the muffled news of another outbreak showed that the mainland may still treat health as a state secret. Southern China is suffering a severe outbreak of the deadly mosquito-borne disease Japanese encephalitis. As of June 27, Guangdong, the worst-hit province, had 287 cases, with 23 deaths, while Guanxi, Hainan and Hunan all reported a handful of additional cases. Japanese encephalitis, a virus...

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