SARS might have reached Central Asia

PAVLODAR, Kazakhstan, April 10 (UPI) -- Severe acute respiratory syndrome might have reached Central Asia with a man taken to hospital in a northeastern Kazakh region on suspicion of having the disease.

The 30-year-old businessman from Pavlodar had visited Thailand in March, Kanat Sakiev, a local sanitarian director, told United Press International.

SARS might have reached Central Asia - UPI Apr 10 2003 1:02PM ET