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Visions of Matchstick Men and Icons of Industrialization

Anthrax, People and Dead Hippos

Chaos in Form and Color Yields to Harmony

Analysis of Whole-Genome Data in a Public Health Lab

Forty Years of Salmonella enterica Dublin in People

Legionnaires' Disease and Compost

Global Health Security

Past Podcasts

Volume 7-2001 and Volume 5- 1999 are links to podcasts recorded in 2015 about articles that appeared in EID during those years.

Volume 16—2010

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Volume 16, Number 12—December 2010

Reassortment Group A Rotavirus from Straw-colored Fruit Bat (Eidolon helvum)

In this podcast, Dr. Mathew Esona of the Division of Viral Diseases at CDC describes the discovery of a unique Group A rotavirus isolated from fruit bats in Kenya.

View full-text article: Reassortant Group A Rotavirus from Straw-colored Fruit Bat (Eidolon helvum)

Alkhurma Hemorrhagic Fever in Saudi Arabia

This podcast looks at the epidemiologic characteristics of Alkhurma Hemorrhagic Fever in humans in Najran City, Saudi Arabia. CDC epidemiologist Dr. Adam MacNeil discusses the severity and risk factors for the illness.

View full-text article: Alkhurma Hemorrhagic Fever in Humans, Najran, Saudi Arabia

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Volume 16, Number 11—November 2010

Comparison of 3 Infrared Thermal Detection Systems and Self Report for Mass Fever Screening

In this podcast, CDC's Dr. Nicole Cohen describes research that examined the usefulness of thermal scanners for detecting fever in large groups of people in public settings, such as hospitals and airports.

View full-text article: Comparison of 3 Infrared Thermal Detection Systems and Self-Report for Mass Fever Screening

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Volume 16, Number 10—October 2010

Bloodstream Infections with Mycobacterium tuberculosis among HIV patients

This podcast looks at bloodstream infections with Mycobacterium tuberculosis and other pathogens among outpatients infected with HIV in Southeast Asia. CDC health scientist Kimberly McCarthy discusses the study and why bloodstream infections occur in HIV-infected populations.

View full-text article: Bloodstream Infections among HIV-Infected Outpatients, Southeast Asia

Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus and Increased Risk for Malaria Infection

This podcast describes research done in Ghana examining a correlation between type 2 diabetes and a possible increased risk for malaria infection in adults. Dr. Manoj Menon, a medical officer in the Division of Parasitic Diseases and Malaria in the Center for Global Health, discusses questions the study raises.

View full-text article: Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus and Increased Risk for Malaria Infection

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Volume 16, Number 9—September 2010

Helicobacter pylori and Peptic Ulcers

In this podcast, CDC's Dr. David Swerdlow discusses the relationship between Helicobacter pylori and peptic ulcer disease and trends in hospitalization rates for peptic ulcer disease in the United States between 1998 and 2005.

View full-text article: Trends in Hospitalizations for Peptic Ulcer Disease, United States, 1998–2005

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Volume 16, Number 8—August 2010

Pandemic (H1N1) 2009 Surveillance in Marginalized Populations, Tijuana, Mexico, and West Nile Virus Knowledge among Hispanics, San Diego, California,

This podcast describes public health surveillance and communication in hard to reach populations in Tijuana, Mexico, and San Diego County, California. Dr. Marian McDonald, Associate Director of CDC's Health Disparities in the National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases, discusses the importance of being flexible in determining the most effective media for health communications.

View full-text article: Pandemic (H1N1) 2009 Surveillance in Marginalized Populations, Tijuana, Mexico

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Volume 16, Number 7—July 2010

Vaccine-associated Paralytic Poliomyelitis in Immunodeficient Children, Iran, 1995–2008

This podcast describes paralytic poliomyelitis infections acquired by immune-deficient Iranian children following their exposure to live-virus polio vaccine. Olen Kew, Associate Director for Global Laboratory Science at CDC, discusses implications of the use of live-virus vaccines in global polio eradication efforts.

View full-text article: Vaccine-associated Paralytic Poliomyelitis in Immunodeficient Children, Iran, 1995–2008

Outbreaks of Rickettsia felis in Kenya and Senegal, 2010

This podcast describes the outbreak of Rickettsia felis in Kenya between August 2006 and June 2008, and in rural Senegal from November 2008 through July 2009. CDC infectious disease pathologist Dr. Chris Paddock discusses what researchers learned about this flea-borne disease and how to prevent infection.

View full-text article: Human Infection with Rickettsia felis, Kenya

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Volume 16, Number 6—June 2010

Pulsed-field Gel Electrophoresis for Salmonella Infection Surveillance, Texas, USA, 2007

This podcast describes monitoring of the use of pulsed-field gel electrophoresis for Salmonella surveillance in Houston, Texas. CDC microbiologist Peter Gerner-Smidt discusses the importance of the PulseNet national database in surveillance of food-borne infections.

View full-text article: Pulsed-field Gel Electrophoresis for Salmonella Infection Surveillance, Texas, USA, 2007

Re-Emergence of Rift Valley Fever in Madagascar

This podcast describes the re-emergence of Rift Valley Fever in Madagascar during two rainy seasons in 2008 and 2009. CDC epidemiologist Dr. Pierre Rollin discusses what researchers learned about the outbreak and about infections in the larger population in Madagascar.

View full-text article: Rift Valley Fever during Rainy Seasons, Madagascar, 2008 and 2009

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Volume 16, Number 5—May 2010

Crimean-Congo Hemorrhagic Fever, Sudan, 2008

This podcast describes the emergence of the first human cases of Crimean-Congo Hemorrhagic Fever in Sudan in 2008. CDC epidemiologist Dr. Stuart Nichol discusses how the disease was found in Sudan and how it spread in a hospital there.

View full-text article: Nosocomial Outbreak of Crimean-Congo Hemorrhagic Fever, Sudan

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Volume 16, Number 4—April 2010

Spread of H1N1 within Households

This podcast describes an investigation into how H1N1 was spreading within households during the initial days of the pandemic in Texas. CDC's Dr. Oliver Morgan discusses what investigators learned about the role that children played in introducing the virus into households and spreading flu.

View full-text article: Household Transmission of Pandemic (H1N1) 2009, San Antonio, Texas, USA, April–May 2009

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Volume 16, Number 3—March 2010

Invasive Haemophilus influenzae Disease, Europe, 1996–2006

This podcast describes monitoring of Haemophilus influenzae disease in Europe from 1996 through 2006. CDC epidemiologist Stacey Martin discusses what researchers learned about the effect of vaccination on disease prevalence.

View full-text article: Invasive Haemophilus influenzae Disease, Europe, 1996–2006

Terrestrial Rabies and Human Postexposure Prophylaxis, New York, USA

This podcast describes a 10-year study of the use of postexposure prophylaxis (PEP) for rabies in New York State. CDC's Dr. Brett Petersen discusses the prevalence of rabies in the United States and how the study lends support to recent changes in the recommended PEP protocol.

View full-text article: Terrestrial Rabies and Human Postexposure Prophylaxis, New York, USA

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Volume 16, Number 2—February 2010

Emergence of Drug-Resistant Tuberculosis at a South African Mine

This podcast describes the emergence of increasingly drug resistant tuberculosis at a mine in South Africa. CDC's Dr. Dixie Snider discusses the outbreak and some of the reasons it may have occurred, despite the existence of a well-functioning TB control program at the mine.

View full-text article: Emergence of Increased Resistance and Extensively Drug-Resistant Tuberculosis Despite Treatment Adherence, South Africa

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