× The Vanderbilt Television News Archive is currently closed to in-person research, but is still fulfilling loan requests. For the latest information about COVID-19 (coronavirus disease), visit vu.edu/coronavirus.
Search the Archive

The Flu of '03 / Ferentz Interview #743759

CNN Evening News for Thursday, Dec 11, 2003
View other clips in this broadcast →

Material supplied by VTNA may be used for educational analysis or research only. Any editing, reproduction, publication, rebroadcast, public showing or public display may be prohibited by copyright laws.

(Studio: Aaron Brown) CDC report on the flu outbreak noted.

(Boston: Dan Lothian) This year's flu featured; details given about the death of Worchester State College freshman Jeffery Donohue†. [Student Peter CHIULLI†- comments on Donohue.] [CDC director Julie GERBERDING†- outlines specific steps to deal with the flu.] [Student government leader Larry Tony LOPEZ†- comments.]

(Studio: Aaron Brown) Live interview held with University of Maryland medical school Dr. Kevin Ferentz† about flu. [From Baltimore, FERENTZ†- says usually a secondary infection like pneumonia kills flu victims; states this flu does not look out of the ordinary, but it is early; explains that the flu virus mutates every year so we have to guess the leading strain for a vaccine; offers advice on how to deal with the flu.]

Brown, Aaron;
Lothian, Dan

Note to sponsor members: The Vanderbilt Television News Archive video player requires a modern operating system and browser to work properly. If you are experiencing playback problems, check the minimum requirements and adjust your setup accordingly. After adjustments, if you continue to experience problems, please contact us.

Welcome! Above is the abstract of the item that you're interested in viewing from the Vanderbilt Television News Archive's collection. You have three options if you'd like to view this item:

  • You may request a loan of this video by registering on our website and placing an order.
  • You may visit the Television News Archive on the Vanderbilt campus to view on-site from the Archive's collection.
  • If you are associated with a college or university, you may ask your library if they would like to become a sponsor, which would give students and faculty at your institution the ability to view items from our collection.

If you believe that you are associated with a sponsoring college or university and have received this message in error, please let us know.