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(CNN Student News) -- April 27, 2009

1. What are the symptoms of swine flu? What countries have been affected by a recent outbreak of this virus?

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2. According to the program: How do experts think that swine flu is spread? How can the virus be prevented and treated? What actions are the U.S. government and other international authorities taking in response to the swine flu outbreak? What statement has the World Health Organization made regarding the outbreak?

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3. What role, if any, do you think that international governments should play during outbreaks of infectious diseases? How should other institutions respond to health-related crises such as flu epidemics?

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4. What natural disaster struck parts of South Carolina recently? What damage has it caused? What is the status of the situation?

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5. What country did Secretary of State Hillary Clinton visit yesterday?

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6. According to the report: What was the purpose of her visit? What statements did she make during her trip?

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7. In your opinion, what criteria, if any, should the Obama administration establish for granting foreign aid to Lebanon? Explain your rationale.

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8. What two high school football teams held a rematch yesterday? What circumstances led to this rematch? Who won yesterday's game?

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9. What emotions do the players and coaches express in the report about having the opportunity to play each other again?

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10. What challenges do you think that the players faced in preparing for yesterday's game? Explain.

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