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Medicine: Swine Flu Outbreak / Mexico #930285

CNN Evening News for Monday, Apr 27, 2009
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(Studio: Anderson Cooper) The breaking news on the swine flu threat updated; map shown of US states & other countries with confirmed cases; details given about the anti-flu drugs. [New York City Mayor Michael BLOOMBERG†- talks about the confirmed cases at a city school.] [President OBAMA - says it is not a cause for alarm.] [WHO spokesman Gregory HARTL†- cites the significance of the death of young adults in Mexico.] [Homeland Security Secretary Janet NAPOLITANO†- outlines how to act.]

(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Report introduced.

(Mexico City: Sanjay Gupta) The flu in Mexico City featured; scenes shown from outside a public hospital blocked by armed guards & from inside the hospital. [Mayor Marcelo EBRARD†- worries.] The question of the risk of this flu, concerns about how deadly it is & why it strikes the healthy discussed.

(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Late word that the Senate will hold hearings on the flu outbreak noted.

(Studio: Erica Hill) The spread of the flu in the US featured; scenes shown from New York City & South Carolina. [On subway, three PEOPLE - react.] [NYC health commissioner Dr. Thomas FRIEDEN†- comments on the flu outbreak at St. Francis Prep.] [Student Frederick JOLIN†; Newberry Academy headmaster Robert DAWKINS†- comment on students getting the flu.]

(Studio: Anderson Cooper) How airlines are handling travel noted.

Cooper, Anderson;
Gupta, Sanjay;
Hill, Erica

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