In Our Backyard
5:56 am
Wed May 10, 2006

In Our Backyard #53

Albany, NY – Coming up on In Our Backyard: A mild form of an Avian Flu strain was found near New Jersey. It is not the deadly H5N1, but Ward will tell us what this all means. A new study shows that the US lags behind Europe when it comes to pandemic preparedness. According to the World Conservation Union, polar bears and hippos are now listed as species vulnerable to extinction due to climate change and habitat destruction. Air Date 5/8/2006