This program is 29 minutes long
(Brooklyn: Gabe Gutierrez) The governor's declaration of a public health emergency in New York state featured; scenes shown from a Brooklyn E.R. and a free clinic in Boston. [In the hospital, mother Ashley CARAQUILLO, East Boston Neighborhood Health Center Dr. Mari BENTLEY, California pharmacy owner Don BLUMKIN, CDC's Dr. Joe BRESEE- talk about the flu epidemic.]
(Studio: Lester Holt; Plainsboro, New Jersey: Nancy Snyderman) The problems with the flu numbers, the role of the strange weather in spreading the virus and the importance of the flu vaccine discussed.
(Los Angeles: Kristen Dahlgren) The cold weather in the West and warm temperatures in the East featured; snow scenes and temperature maps shown. [The Weather Channel Greg POSTEL- blames the jet stream.]
(Studio: Lester Holt) The damages in Livingston, Kentucky, from a possible tornado shown.
(Studio: Greg Forbes) The changing weather pattern across the nation examined; weather maps shown.
(White House: Kristen Welker) The uptick in gun sales over fears President Obama's will pass stricter gun laws examined; statistics on criminal background checks cited; details given about proposals and the issue of video games and violenece. [Vice President Joe BIDEN - comments on proposals.] [NRA president David KEENE- defends Second Amendment rights.] [International Game Development Assn. Daniel GREENBERG- says there is no causal link to imaginary and real violence.] [Lifelines to Healing director Rev. Michael McBRIDE- comments on the "common pain of gun violence."]
(Port-au-Prince: Mark Potter) The state of the recovery from the Haitian earthquake examined; scenes shown; details given about the housing and health care crises and financial aid issues. ["The Big Truck That Went By" author Jonathan KATZ- says a strong government has not been rebuilt in Haiti.] [Doctors Without Borders Oliver SCHULZ- cites the cholera disaster.] [Haitian President Michel MARTELLY- talks about the aid money.]
(Dallas" Charles Hadlock) The security problems in Java software that can lead to computer hacking examined; details given about Java flaws and the Department of Homeland Security recommendations for disabling Java. ["USA Today" technology writer Rob PEGORARO- explains the dangers.] [Tech journalist Leo LaPORTE- gives advice on Java.]
(No location given: Diana Alvaer) How wedding donations provide help for victims of domestic violence featured; photos from some weddings shown. [County clerk Mary MELFI, Joan LAVARTOS - comment on the domestic violence program.]