Carlo Urbani

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Birthday
19, 1956
Birthplace
Italy
Death Date
Mar 29, 2003 (46)
Birth Sign
Libra
Birthday
19, 1956
Birthplace
Italy
Death Date
Mar 29, 2003 (46)

About

World Health Organization officer who identified the severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS), which he died from.

Before Fame

He was an expert on parasitic diseases in children, and was the President of the Italian branch of Doctors Without Borders.

Trivia

Before SARS took his life, he provided a critical warning called the WHO, and took steps locally to prevent a potential outbreak.

Family Life

He left behind a wife and three children.

Associated With

The scientist Nelson Hairston worked with the World Health Organization as well.