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Medicine: Swine Flu / Vaccine / Online #951994

CNN Evening News for Thursday, Oct 29, 2009
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(Studio: John King) New CDC numbers on the H1N1 swine flu reviewed; state electronic map shown; school closings noted.

(Studio: Randi Kaye) The facts & fears about H1N1 flu with a massive campaign online to scare people away from the vaccine, the media blitz by the CDC & what the blogs are saying reviewed; two YouTube videos abut the vaccine & Bill Maher's Twitter page shown; details given of the impact of the cyber misinformation & people's reaction to it.

(Studio: John King; San Diego: Sanjay Gupta) Why there is a huge controversy over the swine flu vaccine, what happened with the flu in '76, the distrust of government, the new projected numbers for the flu virus, a question about vaccinations &the arguments for/against closing the schools discussed.

King, John;
Kaye, Randi;
Gupta, Sanjay

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