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Volume 11, Number 1—January 2005

Research

Border Screening for SARS

Ronald K. St. John*, Arlene King*, Dick de Jong*, Margaret Bodie-Collins*, Susan G. Squires*, and Theresa WS Tam*
Author affiliations: *Public Health Agency, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

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Table 1

Air passenger screening results for HAN* given to passengers on outbound and inbound flights, May 14–July 5, 2003

Measure Location Cumulative results
Comment
Persons given HAN (n) Persons referred (n) Final disposition
HAN outbound
Toronto
495,492
411
All cleared
All international flights departing from Toronto required to use cherry-colored HAN
HAN inbound
Toronto 349,754 1,264 All cleared All international flights arriving in Toronto (70+ airlines) and Vancouver (100+ airlines) required to use yellow-colored HAN
Vancouver 115,227 669 All cleared
Other
212,513
545
All cleared
Total 1,172,986 2,889 All cleared

*HAN, health alert notice.

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