WHO Lifts Toronto Advisory, but Uncertainty Lingers

Toronto, the only locale outside Asia to be put under a SARS-related travel advisory by the World Health Organization, got some relief yesterday when the WHO lifted the advisory after just one week. As a condition of lifting the advisory, Canada has agreed to check international travelers for fevers with an infrared temperature-taking device in Toronto and Vancouver before allowing them to board flights.

There are still 39 active SARS cases in Toronto, and 498 people are still being q

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