Carlo Urbani

 

 

Age: 46

 

Summary: Italian World Health Organization doctor who first identified the outbreak of the mystery illness SARS (Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome), who was the president of the international aid organization Doctors Without Borders, and who contracted SARS when treating an American businessman who contracted SARS in Hanoi.

 

 

Cause of Death: SARS

 

Born: October 19, 1956

 

Died: March 29, 2003

 

Location: Bangkok, Thailand