January 13th, 2010
06:39 PM ET

Gupta talks to Haiti leader

CNN Chief Medical Correspondent Dr. Sanjay Gupta interviewed Haiti president Rene Preval at the Port-au-Prince airport. It was Preval’s first television interview since Tuesday’s devastating earthquake.

Haiti desperately needs medical aid, Preval told Gupta. More than 100,000 people are feared dead after Tuesday's 7.0-magnitude earthquake, the president said.

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