MSFis re-enforcing its team in the Bach Mai hospital in Hanoi, Vietnam. The team, in place since March 19, is helping to contain the illness known as Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS), which has already killed 75 people and infected over 1,800 worldwide.
25 People Found Dead & 246 Rescued By MSF
25 men and women died in the Central Mediterranean and were found by the Doctors Without Borders (MSF) search and rescue ship Bourbon Argos, in a overcrowded rubber boat some 26 nautical miles from the Libyan coastline. One hundred and seven survivors were rescued from the same boat and a further 139 from a nearby rubber raft. Following this interview the numbers changed to 29 dead and 7 medically evacuated.