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SARS Doctor Dies from the Disease

The World Health Organization doctor who first identified the fast-spreading pneumonia that's killed 54-people worldwide, has died from the disease. Dr. Carlo Urbani identified the severe acute respiratory syndrome, known as SARS.

His early detection led to the identification and isolation of new SARS cases before it could spread. So far, 62 cases have been reported in the U.S. but the majority were found in Asia, where health officials belive it originated.

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