At least 3 more California counties have reported potential cases of the mysterious respiratory illness known as SARS. The illness has sickened more than 2,600 people worldwide and led to over 100 deaths.
California health officials now put the total at 36 suspected cases statewide, down from 38 on Monday. New cases have been suspected in Bakersfield, Turlock and San Diego. Santa Clara County continues to have the most suspected SARS infections, with 7 potential cases reported.