KONG CHINA (AFP Photo) - A cleaner takes a rest beside a Cathay
Pacific plane on the tarmac at Hong Kong's Chek Lap Kok airport
on 17 April 2003 as a killer pneumonia severely affects passenger
travel . The disease known as Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome
(SARS) has reduced the territory's flagship carrier's passenger
schedule by 42 percent forcing cuts to its passenger service.
In Sri Lanka, the threat of SARS has adversely affected the