ABC Evening News for Sunday, Apr 26, 2009
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(Studio: John McKenzie) The spread of swine flu in the US reviewed; map of confirmed cases shown; details given about hygiene, incubation, foreign travel & the investigation of the source in Mexico. [CDC Dr. Richard BESSER, Homeland Security Secretary Janet NAPOLITANO- comment on the disease, the treatment drugs & the prognosis.]
(Studio: Dan Harris) Report introduced.
(New York: Linsey Davis) The outbreak inside a New York City high school featured; scenes shown from St. Francis Prep. [St. Francis principal Brother Leonard CONWAY, New York City Mayor Michael BLOOMBERG, NYC health commissioner Dr. Thomas FRIEDEN, St. Francis student Alexa RENFROE- comment on aspects of the swine flu in the city's school after they came back from Mexico.]
(Studio: Dan Harris) Two new swine flu cases in California noted.
(Mexico City: Terry McCarthy) The impact of the swine flu virus on Mexico featured; scenes shown from a quiet Mexico City that has been virtually shut down; details given about the movement of the virus. [MAN, Dr. Frank ROSENGAUS- comment on the flu.]
(Studio: Dan Harris) Some facts about this new form of flu, how it can be treated & fears of death of infected people in the US reviewed.
(Studio: Dan Harris) Live interview held with CDC's Dr. Anne Schuchat about the flu. [SCHUCHAT - expresses concern that things will get worse; states this is a new virus, so we don't know about immunity.]