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Dam Collapse in Laos Displaces Thousands, Exposes Dam Safety Risks, ‘A World Without:’ Coffee and Antibiotics

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On Today's Show:

  • At least 25 people have been killed and more than 100 are missing after a dam collapsed in southeast Laos on Monday. We'll discuss what led to the tragedy and how it could've been prevented with Ian Baird, an associate professor at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
  • We continue Worldview’s limited series, “A World Without”, with a discussion on coffee and climate change. We talk with Kim Elena Ionescu, the Chief Sustainability Officer at Specialty Coffee Association.
  • And we'll continue with a discussion on the medicine we all need to live. We are joined by Dr. Donald Graham, infectious disease specialist at the Springfield Clinic and the co-author of a study called, “Antimicrobial Agent Shortages: The New Norm for Infectious Diseases Physicians.”

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