|Birth Day||October 19, 1956|
|Age||64 YEARS OLD|
|Died On||Mar 29, 2003 (age 46)|
World Health Organization officer who identified the severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS), which he died from.
Before SARS took his life, he provided a critical warning called the WHO, and took steps locally to prevent a potential outbreak.
He left behind a wife and three children.
The scientist Nelson Hairston worked with the World Health Organization as well.