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Aid To Syria & Yemen | Seeking A Zika Vaccine | Laila Lalami


Refugees fleeing Aleppo, Syria.

Refugees fleeing Aleppo, Syria.

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  • We get the latest about the Syrian refugee crisis from Christy Delafield with Mercy Corps, and find out what the humanitarian needs are in war-torn Yemen, the poorest country in the Middle East.
  • We discuss the Zika virus, its history, challenges, mysteries, and Dr. Bill Messer’s work within OHSU to better understand Zika and develop a potential vaccine.
  • We talk to Moroccan-born novelist Laila Lalami about what it’s like living in America as a Muslim. She’ll be speaking in Portland and Bend as part of Oregon Humanities’ Think and Drink series.

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