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 World reports on a program launched in Panama to vaccinate ten-year-old girls against HPV, a sexually transmitted virus that causes cervical cancer, but the government isn't saying the virus is spread by sex, and that's raising some ethical concerns.
A new report funded by the Center for Disease Control says the rate of HIV/AIDS infection in Washington D.C. has hit three percent. Jose Antonio Vargas, of The Washington Post, and Dr. Helene Gayle, the president and CEO of CARE, visit The Takeaway.
The Thai-Cambodian border has long been a breeding ground for drug-resistant malaria. The World's Mary Kay Magistad reports on a new campaign to defeat the disease in that region and to keep it from spreading globally.
Today's "My America" guest is Dr. Abraham Verghese, professor at Stanford University. Regarding the dislocation and alienation experienced by immigrants, he lamented not having had a more common American experience, but had great appreciation for it.