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SARS Virus Tied to Civet; New Cases in Toronto

New SARS cases turn up in Toronto, causing a new travel alert from U.S. health officials. And scientists in Hong Kong say they have strong evidence that the SARS virus was transmitted to humans by an animal called the civet. It's a rare animal in southern China, but is sometimes served as a specialty dish in restaurants. Katherine Schlatter reports.

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