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Smallpox/ Call-Out to Alvin Sub

Smallpox/ Call-Out to Alvin Sub

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Guests:

R. Mark Buller
* Professor, Molecular Microbiology and Immunology
* Saint Louis University
* Saint Louis, Missouri

Dr. Anthony Fauci
* Director, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases
* National Institutes of Health
* Bethesda, Maryland

Craig Cary
* Chief Scientist—Extreme 2001
* Professor, Marine Studies
* University of Delaware
* Lewes, Delaware

In the wake of the anthrax attack, many are wondering what other bioagents we should be preparing to fight. In this hour of Science Friday, we'll take a look at U.S. preparations to fight smallpox. Plus, a diversion to the bottom of the ocean, and the hydrothermal vents off Costa Rica.

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