Un ritratto di Carlo Urbani davanti al luogo dove il personale delle Nazioni Unite di Hanoi ha commemorato il medico italiano (8 aprile 2003). Foto: Hoang Dinh Nam / AFP.
A portrait of the late World Health Organisation (WHO) physician, Carlo Urbani of Italy, is seen at the entrance to a memorial service attended by United Nations staff in Hanoi, 08 April 2003. Urbani, who was the first to identify the Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) virus in Hanoi, died in Thailand 29 March of the respiratory illness. A message from the UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan was read during the service. AFP PHOTO/HOANG DINH NAM (Photo by HOANG DINH NAM / AFP)