Dead or Dead

As part of China’s on-going battle to contain the SARS epidemic, the Chinese Supreme Court and lead prosecutor have threatened anyone who breaks a SARS quarantine with imprisonment or death. I suppose this is a positive sign that the Chinese government is taking SARS containment seriously — however, I’m not sure that threatening dying people with the death penalty is really the best strategy here.

Posted on May 16th, 2003 by Katxena