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Naz / May 5, 2003 1:47 PM

It's certainly a concern, though it depends on where you're travelling. It does worry me that it's sort of an unknown thing. Conspiracy buffs will undoubtedly decide that this may be a biological weapon gone awry.

Andrew / May 5, 2003 1:54 PM

It's a little worrisome, but so is malaria. The chances of actually dying of SARS are so small as to be a non-issue, and it seems like it's being contained and managed everywhere it's shown up except China.

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