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Last Updated:  Tuesday, 1 April, 2003, 10:43 GMT 11:43 UK
In pictures: Deadly bug threat
A woman wearing mask in an attempt to protect herself from SARS, prays with incenses in a Hong Kong Temple
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A Hong Kong woman prays wearing a mask to protect herself from the deadly Severe Acute Respirratory Syndrome.
A security guard at Amoy Gardens housing estate in Kowloon bay, Hong Kong
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A security guard at a Hong Kong housing estate where a block of flats has been quarantined due to fears SARS will spread.
Traders on the Hong Kong stock exchange
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Traders on the Hong Kong stock exchange try to avoid being infected with the deadly pneumonia.
A baseball fan wears a mask to protect against SARS in Toronto's Skydome stadium.
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A Toronto baseball fan wears a mask to protect against SARS. There have been over a 100 cases in the city.
An employee of South Koreas Paru Company, right, gives a hand sanitising cream to the customers
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A South Korean company gives out handcream as part of a bid to prevent SARS
A warning sign outside Toronto's Hospital for Sick Children, Canada
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A warning sign outside Toronto's Hospital for Sick Children, Canada
A Malaysian women reads about SARS
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A Malaysian woman learns about SARS.
Woman wears a colourful mask to protect her from Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome
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A Hong Kong woman chooses a colourful mask to protect her from the deadly pneumonia virus..






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