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Dr Carlo Urbani
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Birth: 1956
Death: Mar. 29, 2003

Dr. Carlo Urbani, an expert on communicable diseases, was the first italian who died of SARS. Dr. Urbani worked in public health programs in Cambodia, Laos and Viet Nam. He was based in Hanoi, Viet Nam. When he died, he was 46.Dr. Urbani was also the first WHO officer to identify the outbreak of this new disease, in an American businessman who had been admitted to a hospital in Hanoi. Because of his early detection of the disease, global surveillance was heightened and many new cases have been identified and isolated before they infected hospital staff. In Hanoi, the SARS outbreak appears to be coming under control.Dr. Urbani was married and the father of three children.He received his medical degree from the University of Ancona, Italy, and did post-graduate work in malaria and medical parasitology. He was an expert in the parasitic diseases of schoolchildren. He was also a president of Médecins Sans Frontières-Italy. 
 
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Created by: Laura
Record added: Dec 28, 2003
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Dr Carlo Urbani
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Dr Carlo Urbani
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-Anonymous
 Added: Jun. 30, 2012
RIPOSA IN PACE.
- Anonymous
 Added: Nov. 7, 2008
This brave man gave up his life trying to save ours. Thank you so much for helping save the world from what could be a horrific epidemic. His family has suffered so much loss. A prayer of comfort and gratefulness is sent in their behalf.
- fonda flamingo
 Added: May. 23, 2008
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