Squid/ Ebola Virus


Guests:

Michael Vecchione
* Director, National Systematics Laboratory
* National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Fisheries Laboratory
* Smithsonian Natural History Museum
* Washington, DC

Iain Simpson
* Spokesperson
* World Health Organization
* Geneva, Switzerland

Clarence James ("C.J.") Peters
* Professor, Department of Microbiology & Immunology and Pathology
* University of Texas Medical Branch
* Galveston, Texas

William Karesh
* Author, Appointment at the End of the World: Memoirs of a Wildlife * Veterinarian (Warner Books, 1999)
* Director, Field Veterinary Program
* Wildlife Conservation Society
* Bronx Zoo
* Bronx, New York

As a new ebola outbreak unfolds in Gabon, join us in this hour for a look at how this and other hemmorhagic viruses affect people in Gabon and around the world. Are we doing enough to monitor infectious diseases? And how can we also protect animals from these diseases? Plus, the first images of a never-before-seen squid.

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