Amid predictions of a new H1N1 swine flu outbreak, health officials warn that children going back to school are especially at risk. Gwen Ifill talks to Dr. Anne Schuchat, the director of the National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases…
From drug violence to H1N1 flu, President Obama, Mexican President Felipe Calderon, and Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper tackled a long list of issues at a summit Monday.
In other news, the Federal Reserve indicated that the recession might be easing up but said the labor market remains soft, and Microsoft announced a long-awaited partnership with Yahoo.
The Center for Disease Control released recommendations last week that seasonal flu vaccines be given to all children and adolescents between 6 months and 18 years.
The Centers for Disease Control's advisory committee on immunization met Wednesday in an emergency session to set priorities for who should receive the H1N1 influenza vaccine now in development.
By PBS NewsHour
The U.S. government plans to fund a vaccination program against the new H1N1 swine flu this fall, Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius said Thursday.
In other news, the World Health Organization declared the first global flu pandemic in 41 years, and four Chinese Muslims detained at Guantanamo Bay were released to Bermuda.
The World Health Organization is expected to declare H1N1 flu a pandemic as the number of cases continues to grow worldwide. Ray Suarez speaks to WHO Director Margaret Chan in Geneva.
By PBS NewsHour
The H1N1 flu virus will likely continue to spread quickly between people across the globe, the World Health Organization's leader said Monday.
Senior correspondent Ray Suarez was in Mexico City all week, reporting on the H1N1 flu. In this reporter's notebook that he filed during his flight home, he reports on the next steps for Mexico's government, people and medical community.
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