SARS Postpones Canadian Cable Meeting

4/25/2003 10:58 AM Eastern

In reaction to a worldwide advisory to travelers to avoid Toronto in the wake
of respiratory disease SARS (severe acute respiratory syndrome), the Canadian
Cable Television Association has postponed its annual meeting.

About 500 delegates were scheduled to arrive at the Liberty Grand Complex
Sunday for a three-day meeting. But according to a statement by the trade
organization, the group had no other choice but postponement once the World
Health Organization warned travelers to stay away from Toronto.

The United Nations agency declared Toronto a 'hot zone' for SARS due to its
300 "probable" or "suspected" cases among residents and

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