David Heymann of W.H.O.; Photo - NY Times The W.H.O. feels certain that the new coronavirus that was injected in monkeys, in experiment in the Netherlands, is what has been causing SARS. The W.H.O. (and the Times) are quick to explain that monkey experiments are essential to figuring out SARS, especially considering the high death rate. Gothamist feels conflicted: At what cost progress?

Gothamist's extensive coverage of SARS.