Saturday, July 20


UCLA doctors assist Gautemalan pediatrics

Armed with duffle bags full of medical supplies, a team of UCLA medical personnel traveled to Guatemala last month with a mission of good will. The doctors volunteered their time to perform 26 neurosurgical operations free of charge, and changed the lives of 21 children in a period of five days. Read more...



Briefs

SARS epidemic continues to grow There are now over 2,600 reported cases of Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome worldwide, resulting in nearly 100 deaths, according to the World Health Organization. Read more...




Virus hits over 13 countries

Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome, a deadly flu-like virus, has spread throughout the world with cases now being reported in over 13 countries. The worldwide epidemic, which is believed to have started in southern China, has reportedly infected 1,622 people since late last year, and 58 people have died resulting from the virus, according to the World Health Organization. Read more...



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