NEW YORK -- Although no SARS cases have been reported in the
Caribbean, the Turks and Caicos and the U.S. Virgin Islands
instituted preparedness plans in case an outbreak should occur.
That brings to nine the number of Caribbean nations that have
posted response plans on the Caribbean Tourism Organization Web
site at www.onecaribbean.org. They include Antigua and Barbuda;
Belize; Dominica; Jamaica; Montserrat; St. Maarten; and Trinidad
and Tobago. Other countries may have plans in place, as well.
Other SARS-related resources on the site include information
from the Caribbean Epidemiology Centre and the Pan American Health