Voices in the week’s news: May 1, 2009

The budget, raw milk legislation and a possible loss of Federal stimulus dollars made headlines in the last few days. Here are some of the voices from this week’s news.

Hospitals prepare for potential pandemic

With concern over a potential swine flu pandemic growing, hospitals across the country are gearing up, by fine tuning their emergency response plans.    While no cases have been reported in Vermont, swine flu has been identified in nearby Maine, Massachusetts and New York. VPR’s Nina Keck spoke with hospital officials in Rutland and filed this report.

Midday Newscast: October 20, 2008

Montpelier based group signs agreement to help an industrial area in China reduce its greenhouse gas emissions; public health officials say it’s only a matter of time before a deadly worldwide flu pandemic hits; more…