Vaccines and Variations in the Swine Flu Outbreak

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The first death from swine flu in the US has been confirmed. A 23-month old infant, brought from Mexico for treatment, died Monday in Houston, Texas. Dr. Richard Besser, Acting Director of the Centers for Disease Control, said there have been 51 confirmed cases in New York, 41 more in nine other states, with only five people having been hospitalized. On her first day in office, Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius talked about development of a vaccine that is both safe and effective. Bryan Walsh is covering the story for Time magazine.

Credits

Guest:
Bryan Walsh - Time magazine - @bryanrwalsh

Host:
Warren Olney

Producers:
Frances Anderton, Christian Bordal, Karen Radziner