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Sports

A mumps outbreak benches some of the NHL's top players

Sidney Crosby is one of the NHL's top goal scorers, but he's also one of more than a dozen players currently sidelined with the mumps. The outbreak has led the league to give players and coaches booster shots in an effort to contain the spread of the disease.

Global Politics

China's Bird Flu Credibility Gap

The Chinese government is reacting to the new outbreak of bird flu with some refreshing transparency. But The World's Mary Kay Magistad in Beijing tells anchor Marco Werman that some Chinese who have questioned official statistics have landed in jail.

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Environment

INSpot.org

Faith talks to Deb Levine, executive director of INSpot, a web site that allows people to notify past sexual partners that they might have an STD.

Sports

Grassroot Soccer

Faith talks to Dr. Tommy Clark, the founder of Grassroot Soccer, an HIV and AIDS-prevention program that uses soccer to reach youth all over Africa.

Global Politics

Bush on his trip to Africa

President Bush is scheduled to leave tomorrow for a trip to the African nations of Benin, Tanzania, Ghana, Rwanda and Liberia, and Anchor Lisa Mullins has details on an exclusive interview with the BBC

Global Politics

Kenya's HIV challenge

Sheri Fink reports from Kenya on a public health challenge that comes on the heels of Kenya's own post-election crisis: thousands of Kenyan AIDS patients left their homes during the recent violence

Health & Medicine

Iran HIV/AIDS prevention program

Anchor Marco Werman speaks with public health expert Kamiar Alaei about a new HIV/AIDS prevention program getting a test run in Iran this week: authorities have installed some vending machines in addiction centers that dispense condoms and syringes.

Health & Medicine

World malaria day

Anchor Katy Clark gets two perspectives on the global battle against malaria: one view is that of Abdullahi Boru, a BBC correspondent who contracted malaria as a teenager; the other view is that of Nils Dauliere