The flu is spreading across the globe. To put this in perspective, we return to epidemiologist Dr. Richard Wenzel, who is Chairman of the Department of Internal Medicine at Virginia Commonwealth University.
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.
Swine flu is continuing it's spread around the globe, and there's one word on everyone's lips: vaccine. Can researchers create a vaccine that will stop the virus with one quick jab of a needle? How quickly can a vaccine be created?
As the confirmed numbers of confirmed cases of swine flu continue to rise around the world, countries are responding at their borders, tightening transport and immigration controls. BBC Correspondent Matt McGrath joins us.
Dr. Richard Wenzel helps us understand the symptoms, the causes, and the best ways to prevent transmission of swine flu. Ros Atkins, presenter of the BBC's World Have Your Say, joins us with a look at how Mexico is handling the outbreak.
Keith Bradsher, Hong Kong bureau chief for the New York Times, joins us with a look at the global response. Also joining the discussion is Laurie Garrett, senior fellow for global health Council on Foreign Relations.
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.
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?
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.
A landmark study shows that early treatment of people with HIV dramatically reduces the odds of transmitting the virus to a partner. The World's Marco Werman explores what the study means. He speaks with Aditi Sharma, an AIDS activist with the ITPC.
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?
German researchers are still trying to identify the source of a deadly E. coli outbreak after Spanish cucumbers were found not to have the lethal strain. Spain is threatening legal action after destroying tonnes of vegetables. Gerry Hadden has more.