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Health & Medicine

Stopping the flu at the border

The outbreak of swine flu is spreading across the globe. Cab technology help curb the spread of the flu? To help us answer this questions, The Takeaway is joined by Guy Martin, Senior Correspondent for Security for Conde Nast Traveller.

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Environment

US deportations to Haiti begin again

The U.S. deported 27 Haitians on Thursday, as the Obama administration overturned the freeze on repatriations that began one year ago after the earthquake. This group is the first in an unknown number of detainees that will be sent back to their country.

Global Politics

How Risky Are Live Organ Donations?

An organ transplant recipient contracted HIV from a kidney donation at a New York hospital. It's the nation's first documented case of HIV transmission via a living donor transplant since the 1980s. How did this happen? What are the repercussions?

Arts, Culture & Media

Remembering Elizabeth Taylor

Actress Elizabeth Taylor is remembered by many people around the globe as a dedicated AIDS activist. Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks with Michel Sidibé, Executive Director of the Joint United Nations Program on HIV/AIDS.

Sports

Cycling the World

We're trying to track down Somen Debnath in the Geo Quiz. He's traveling around the world on bicycle to raise awareness of AIDS and Indian culture. Back in 2004 he headed off on his bicycle. By his own count, he's visited 60 countries - where is he now?