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PacNet #17B – SARS’ Three Lessons for ASEAN and ASEAN+3

The outbreak of deadly severe acute respiratory syndrome, or SARS, is creating a whole new situation and changing Asia far more profoundly than expected. China, Hong Kong, Singapore, and Vietnam have been the most affected Asian countries, but others are desperately trying to prevent the disease from reaching their shores, infecting their citizens, and damaging their economies.