Health Dec 14

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Anatomy of a Pandemic With Ray Suarez

Ray Suarez is all over the world tonight. While he is covering the climate conference in Copenhagen for the NewsHour, his special documentary on the H1N1 virus will be airing coast to coast tonight on PBS stations. Ray shares…

Health Dec 03

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H1N1 Hitting Children Hard in Mexico City

In Mexico City, where schools and businesses were shuttered during the first H1N1 outbreak last spring, the initial fear surrounding the virus has lifted, but health officials warn that young children are being unexpectedly hard hit this flu season.

Distribution centers around the country began receiving shipments of the much anticipated H1N1 flu vaccine this week. Those costs, as well as the economic blow of closed schools and lost productivity, could set back the fragile U.S. economy.

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