As the US government prepares to hand out more than 250 million free doses of vaccine for the H1N1 virus, health officials are confronting fear and misinformation. What is the H1N1, or swine flu, as it's commonly known? Who should take a vaccine against it? By taking early precautions to combat the flu, has the government caused more anxiety than necessary? Also, Also, Afghan terror suspect, Najibullah Zazi, enters a plea in federal court, and placebos, or sugar pills, are making people feel better. Pharmaceutical companies want to know why. Sara Terry guest hosts this rebroadcast of today's To the Point.
Banner image: A dose of flu vaccination is administered during an exercise at TC Williams High School September 11, 2009 in Alexandria, Virginia. Photo: Win McNamee/Getty Images