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Medicine: Swine Flu Outbreak #941623

CBS Evening News for Friday, Apr 24, 2009
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(Studio: Katie Couric) The swine flu outbreak in Mexico and the western US introduced.

(No location given: Sandra Hughes) The anxiety over this outbreak featured; scenes shown of Mexicans wearing face masks; details given about closings in Mexico City. [CDC acting director Dr. Richard BESSER†- comments on working on a vaccine.] [Vanderbilt University School of Medicine Dr. William SCHAFFNER†- says it looks like a new influenza strain that could do a lot of mischief.]

(Studio: Katie Couric, Jon LaPook) The symptoms, treatment and seriousness of this illness discussed.

Couric, Katie;
Hughes, Sandra;
LaPook, Jon

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