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Severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) continues to be reported primarily among people who have travelled to affected areas. A small number of other people have become infected after being in close contact with or having cared for or lived with a SARS patient.

 

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SARS Travel Recommendations and Information

17 May 2003

This table, updated daily, indicates those areas with recent local transmission of SARS for which WHO has issued recommendations pertaining to international travel.
 

All international travellers should be aware of the main features of SARS and the areas of the world where local transmission has been reported.
 

This table summarizes those areas of the world for which further specific measures have been recommended. Summary of WHO measures related to travel

 

Country  

Area  

Exit screening for international travellers departing the area  

Traveller to consider postponing all but essential travel to the area  

China  

Beijing  

YES  

YES  

China  

Guangdong  

YES  

YES  

China  

Hebei  

YES  

YES  

China  

Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of China  

YES  

YES  

China  

Inner Mongolia  

YES  

YES  

China  

Jilin  

YES  

NO  

China  

Shanxi  

YES  

YES  

China  

Tianjin  

YES  

YES  

China  

Taipei  

YES  

YES  

Philippines  

Manila  

YES  

NO  

Singapore  

Singapore  

YES  

NO