At the World Health Organization's annual meeting this week, a main topic was the ongoing effort to develop a vaccine against the H1N1 swine flu virus. Betty Ann Bowser reports on efforts to create a new vaccine and concerns over…
As the cases of swine flu in the U.S. and abroad continue to mount, Mexico's Ambassador to the U.S., Arturo Sarukhan, discusses efforts to contain the illness and defends how the Mexican government initially responded to the outbreak.
As part of a U.S.-backed fight against HIV infection in Tanzania, student groups perform plays and stage other events in a bid to develop new techniques that will help prevent the spread of HIV/AIDS. Susan Dentzer examines these programs on…
By PBS NewsHour
A dangerous bacterial infection that's resistant to standard antibiotics now kills more Americans each year than HIV/AIDS, according to a new study by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
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