From the Frontlines
About the Documentary

What is known about the current H1N1 influenza outbreak? How is the government preparing for the next big threat? Join the PBS NewsHour’s Ray Suarez for an exploration of the science and policy of this year’s swine flu pandemic, from federal vaccination headquarters to big city hospital emergency rooms.

Interview: Anthony Fauci


Fauci, a director at the National Institutes of Health, relates his greatest disease fears, and what health officials are watching for in the future.

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Interview: Barbara Ferrer


Ferrer, head of the Boston Public Health Commission, says minorities and the poor are seeing the worst of H1N1.

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Interview: Anne Schuchat


Schuchat, director of CDC's National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases, talks about the challenges of the H1N1 pandemic.

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Interview: Michael Osterholm


Flu expert Dr. Michael Osterholm grades the U.S. response to the pandemic so far.

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Interview: Barbara Loe Fisher


Fisher, of the National Vaccine Information Center, urges parents to take an active role in learning about vaccines.

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