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Medicine: Swine Flu Outbreak / A Discussion #930990

CNN Evening News for Thursday, Apr 30, 2009
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(Studio: Anderson Cooper) The latest developments in the swine flu outbreak reviewed; scenes shown of people taking steps against the virus; map of suspected/confirmed cases shown. [CDC Dr. Richard BESSER††, Vice President Joe BIDEN, White House press secretary Robert GIBBS†- speak about the flu.] The WHO view that a pandemic is near noted. [WOMAN - lists her symptoms.]

(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with CNN's Dr. Sanjay Gupta & global health professor Carlos Del Rio about the flu virus. [GUPTA, DEL RIO - say we have learned about the genetic structure of the virus & how it does not spread easily; comment on the rate of the flu in Mexico & why it may be more severe there.] [DEL RIO - offers advice about what to do to prevent getting the flu on the subway.]

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