This program is 29 minutes long
(Studio: Nancy Snyderman) The CDC’s recommendation that boys be vaccinated against HPV, the virus that can cause cervical cancer in women, examined; details given about other diseases linked to HPV. [University of Massachusetts Medical School Dr. Darshak SANGHAVI- says we should welcome this with enthusiasm.]
(New York: Robert Bazell) A new study questioning the effectiveness of the flu vaccine examined; average effectiveness rate cited; details given about the risk for the elderly. [CDC’s Dr. Anne SCHUCHAT- says she hopes people won’t be scared or worried.] [University of Minnesota Michael OSTERHOLM- says we need new and better vaccines.]
(Ercis, Turkey: Michelle Franzen) The dramatic rescue of a 2-week-old baby from the rubble of the earthquake in Turkey featured; scenes shown from Ercis of baby Azra, her mother and grandmother with their rescuers. [MAN – says it’s a miracle.]
(Denver: Kristen Welker) President Obama’s road trip to present his ideas to help people struggling in this economy featured; details given about his plan to help lower monthly student loan payments. [In San Francisco, OBAMA – says we lost our ambition, imagination and willingness to do things that built the Golden Gate Bridge.] Obama’s appearance tonight on Jay Leno’s talk show noted.
(Washington: Andrea Mitchell) Texas Governor Rick Perry’s campaign featured; details given about his tax plan and his views on President Obama’s birth certificate; poll findings on the Republican presidential candidates cited. [In South Carolina, PERRY – talks taxes and spending cuts.] [Republican strategist Karl ROVE – criticizes Perry on the birther issue.] [Later on CNBC, PERRY – says it’s a good issue to keep alive.] Herman Cain’s ad with his chief of staff smoking shown.
(Los Angeles: Jeff Rossen) The trial of Dr. Conrad Murray for his role in the death of Michael Jackson updated; scenes shown from the courtroom where the defense team tried to portray Jackson as an addict who needed drugs to sleep; details given about the timeline developed by Murray’s lawyers. [Jackson’s nurse Cherilyn LEE- recounts Jackson asking her for propofol.] [AEG CEO Randy PHILLIPS- says there was concern that Jackson wasn’t focused.] [Criminal defense attorney Shepard KOPP- explains what the defense must do.]