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Medicine: Swine Flu / Hospitals #951821

NBC Evening News for Thursday, Aug 06, 2009
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(Studio: Brian Williams) Discouraging research on the accuracy of tests for flu noted.

(Studio: Robert Bazell) The preparations by hospital emergency rooms to deal with a surge in H1N1/swine flu cases featured; scenes shown from Lehigh Valley Hospital in Pennsylvania. [Lehigh Valley Hospital director of emergency preparedness Michael WARGO†- predicts large volumes of patients believing they have it.] [Infection Control director Terry BURGER††- comments on staying open for non-flu patients.] [Lehigh Valley Hospital Dr. Luther RHODES†- comments on the virus.]

Williams, Brian;
Bazell, Robert

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