Tuesday, June 3, 2008

Sheela Basrur

Yesterday, Sheela Basrur, died at the age of 51 from a rare form of cancer. She was Ontario's chief medical officer during the 2003 SARS outbreak.

Those were scary days and she was truly the voice of reason during that time. 44 people died in Toronto from SARS.
Read more about her life and why she became a public health officer.

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