CNN Evening News for Thursday, Dec 11, 2003
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(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.]