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Monday, April 28, 2003  

Viral Journalism
Midway down in the story is a link to a news item about a 4-story school that was ransacked by the locals because they believed it would be a SARS ward. From the NY Times story linked:

The school attack is the first reported instance of civic violence directly associated with China's epidemic of SARS or severe acute respiratory syndrome. It suggests that social tensions are rising as fear of the invisible, potentially fatal virus spreads faster than the disease itself, although nearly a hundred more cases were reported in Beijing today.

Via Instapundit

posted by Calvin | 9:17 PM

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