Last week, China threatened to execute individuals who knowingly spread the SARS virus. What do you think?

"Finally, they've hit on a workable method of population control."

Michael Newell • Systems Analyst


"We should let the World Health Organization do the executing. They never get to do the fun stuff."

Colleen Matthews • Teacher

"People with SARS should not be ostracized. Many people with SARS live happy, productive lives for three days before their lungs fall into their underpants."

Charles Barker • File Clerk

"We shouldn't be critical. It's an old Chinese custom to shoot people for no good reason."

Sam Kennert • Mechanic


"I've always said the Chinese don't know how to handle a crisis. Have you ever seen their fire drills?"

Martin Reed • Investment Banker

"SARS has a 90 percent survival rate. That's a higher survival rate than the one for just living in China."

Angie Pulliam • Florist