SARS and PingPong Tournament (4/19)
CNASA Cup Pingpong Tournament will be held at MIT DuPond
Athletic Center as scheduled on April 19, 2003. However, due to the recent
outbreak of epidemic SARS in southeast Asia, especially in HongKong and China
mainland and several related occurrences in the local area, CNASA Board
Committee would like to announce the following guidelines for the coming event.
strongly recommends that anyone who or whose family members recently traveled
to China and surrounding southeast Asia area should have at least a 10-day
quarantine before he/she participate in this event. In other words, anyone who
or whose family members come back from above mentioned area after April 9th
is discouraged to participate in this event.
who or whose family members have been diagnosed with SARS should not
participate in this event.
suggests that anyone who suffers from SARS-type symptom should not participate
in this event unless his/her doctor provides a negative diagnosis.
DISCLAIMER: CNASA is NOT responsible for any consequence of SARS related
issues in this event. CNASA declares that the participants of this event are at
their own risks regarding SARS issues.
Because of the contagious nature of SARS and the large
number of Chinese participants in this event, CNASA strongly recommends that
all the participants follow the guidelines specified above. It is not only for
the success of this tournament, it is also for the safety and health of all of
CNASA Board Committee
April 8th, 2003