Swine Flu Epidemic

Tue, 04/28/2009 - 4:00pm
WXXI Center for Public Affairs is keeping a close eye on the Swine Flu and what it means to Rochester. For the latest updates, visit our Newsroom.
NPR is also hosting a blog, entitled Flu Shot, which tracks news about the flu virus. To read the latest entries, visit NPR's Flu Shot Blog.
The Online NewsHour is providing ongoing coverage in its Global Health Watch section, as well.
Upcoming specials:
On Tuesday, May 4 at 11 p.m. on WXXI-TV 21 (cable 11) and WXXI-HD (cable 1011/DT21.1) on Tuesday, May 4 at 11 p.m. Worldfocus presents a special on swine flu. Hosted by Martin Savidge and Daljit Dhaliwal, the program takes a look at Mexico and ground zero, and talks with experts on the ground in Mexico. 
Past specials:
To help kids understand germs and the flu, Sid the Science Kid presented a special episode on the topic. It aired Monday, May 4 at 8:30 a.m. on WXXI-TV 21 (cable 11) and WXXI-HD (cable 1011/DT21.1), and repeats Tuesday, May 5 and Thursday, May 7 at 12:30 p.m., and Wednesday, May 6 and Friday, May 8 at 8:30 a.m. on WXXI-TV 21 (cable 11) and WXXI-HD (cable 1011/DT21.1).
On Friday, May 1 at 8:30 p.m. on WXXI-TV 21 (cable 11) and WXXI-HD (cable 1011/DT21.1) Need to Know spoke with Dr. Nancy Bennett of the URMC Center for Community Health, who shared the latest news regarding swine flu.