WVU Proffessor Part Of Collaboration Working To ID Cholera Outbreaks


On this West Virginia Morning, WVU civil and environmental engineering professor Antar Jutla has been instrumental in developing a computer program that has helped predict and prevent the spread of cholera in war-torn Yemen. Kara Lofton spoke with Jutla about how super computers and data can impact the spread of waterborne diseases after both natural and manmade disasters.

Also on today’s show, the price of insulin is going up. It’s more than doubled since the year 2012 alone. That’s put the life-saving hormone out of reach for a growing number of diabetics who rely on it to live. Bram Sable-Smith has been reporting on these prices for a Side Effects Public Media podcast called The Workaround. He spoke with a mother who knows the story all too well.

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