The Chicago area is at the epicenter of a serious outbreak of what’s being called “dog flu.” It’s officially the H3N2 virus, and it’s a strain of flu highly contagious to our canine friends. Dr. Natalie Marks, DVM talks about the biology behind the virus, its impact on local shelters, and how you can protect your pet. Also, we preview area farmer's markets. And, music from Breizh Amerika Collective.
Thirty years ago scientists discovered the first cases of AIDS in the U.S. At that point there weren’t even names for the disease, and contracting the HIV virus was in virtually every case a death sentence.