News is trickling out that SARS is widespread across the entirety of China, not just the southern provinces. They are taking anyone (foreign or domestic) who exhibits symptoms into custody and quarantining them, without consular or medical contact of any kind.
About the US: Do not be fooled by anyone who tries to sell you “moral clarity,” folks. Think about it, about the history of our human discourses on ethics and right versus wrong. “Moral clarity?” As easy as that? I think most people will eventually realize that anything as simple as “moral clarity” is really just another word for fascism.