public health

Global Scan

Avian flu kills a Canadian, and more in today's global scan

Canada is dealing with its first death from H5N1, known as avian flu. The victim recently returned from Beijing, where officials say she contracted the disease. Meanwhile, '12 Years A Slave' is expected to take home awards this season, though it's a story that was almost lost to history. And police in the UK who carry guns will now have to wear body cameras. All in today's Global Scan.

Health & Medicine

Swine flu update

Anchor Marco Werman speaks with the CBC's Patricia Bell for an update on the outbreak of swine flu that's hit the Inuit population of northern Canada...as well as an update on her own health.

Health & Medicine

Swine flu update

Anchor Marco Werman speaks with the CBC's Patricia Bell for an update on the outbreak of swine flu that's hit the Inuit population of northern Canada...as well as an update on her own health.