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WHO raises pandemic alert level over swine flu outbreak

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WHO raises pandemic alert level over swine flu outbreak

In response to the spread of swine flu, the World Health Organization raised its pandemic alert from phase four to phase five -- one step short of a full-scale pandemic. Laurie Garrett of the Council on Foreign Relations discusses the origins of the swine flu and how governments have responded.

Posted: April 29, 2009 15:55   Comments: 0
Countries tighten borders as swine flu epidemic spreads

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Countries tighten borders as swine flu epidemic spreads

On Monday, in reponse to a growing swine flu epidemic, the World Health Organization raised the pandemic alert level from three to four. Beyond Mexico, the United States and five other countries were dealing with confirmed cases of the flu. Martin Blaser of the New York University School of Medicine discusses the scope of the outbreak and how world governments are responding.

Posted: April 28, 2009 15:16   Comments: 0
Countries prepare for the worst as swine flu spreads

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Countries prepare for the worst as swine flu spreads

Governments the world over are racing to find and contain pockets of swine flu. Andrew Garrett of Columbia University discusses the threat posed by swine flu, how the disease spread from Mexico and how long it might be before it is brought under control.

Posted: April 27, 2009 11:12   Comments: 0
Mexico City divided over legalized abortion

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Mexico City divided over legalized abortion

Over a year after Mexico City's legalization of abortion, Martin Savidge heads south to explore the ongoing abortion debate.

Posted: November 20, 2008 23:15   Comments: 4

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