First, we hear about an effort to protect 70,000 acres of forest near Rhinelander. Then, a doctor from Gundersen Health explains what we need to know about respiratory illnesses poised to circulate this winter and an RSV vaccine in development.
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National conservation group facilitates largest land protection deal in Wisconsin history
Awaiting final approval by the Wisconsin Legislature is a deal to protect 70,000 acres of forestland east of Rhinelander, the largest such project in state history. We speak with a representative from national Conservation Fund, about why it purchased the land and what it means for Wisconsin.
RSV cases continue to rise in Wisconsin
Cases of RSV, or human respiratory syncytial virus, are abnormally high in Wisconsin and around the nation, and health officials expect a continued rise. We talk to a Gundersen Health Systems pediatrician about hospital capacity and potential maternal vaccine for RSV that Pfizer announced Tuesday.
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