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Yushchenko Was Poisoned, Austrian Doctors Say

Doctors in Vienna say Ukrainian presidential candidate Viktor Yushchenko was poisoned by dioxin. The opposition leader has suffered from stomach ulcers, severe acne and terrible pain since the fall. What are the effects of dioxin? Hear NPR's Jennifer Ludden and Dr. Arnold Schecter, of the University of Texas School of Public Health.

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Jennifer Ludden helps edit energy and environment stories for NPR's National Desk, working with NPR staffers and a team of public radio reporters across the country. They track the shift to clean energy, state and federal policy moves, and how people and communities are coping with the mounting impacts of climate change.