Volume 7-2001 and Volume 5-1999 are links to podcasts recorded in 2015 about articles that appeared in EID during those years. Volume 12-2006 is a link to a podcast recorded in 2018.
Benjamin Monroe, a CDC health scientist, discusses the sealpox virus and its impact on marine rehabilitation facilities.
View full-text article: Sealpox Virus in Marine Mammal Rehabilitation Facilities, North America, 2007–2009
Dr. Setu Vora, medical director of critical care and physician director of performance improvement at Backus Hospital in Norwich, Connecticut, reads his poem The Life and Death of Anaplasma and discusses the poem’s origins.
View full-text article: The Life and Death of Anaplasma
Dr. Mike Miller and Dr. David Walker dicuss the career and life of noted clinical biologist, Dr. Washington C. Winn Jr.
View full-text article: In Memoriam: Washington C. (Wash) Winn Jr. (1941–2011)
Anna Newton, Surveillance Epidemiologist at CDC, discusses cholera that was brought to the United States during an outbreak in Haiti and the Dominican Republic (Hispaniola).
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View full-text article: Cholera in United States Associated with Epidemic in Hispaniola
Dr. Katrina Sleeman, Associate Service Fellow at CDC, discusses resistance to an antiviral flu drug in North Carolina.
View full-text article: Influenza B Viruses with Mutation in the Neuraminidase Active Site, North Carolina, USA, 2010–11
Dr. Jeffery Koplan, Director of the Emory Global Health Institute at Emory University, reflects on the career of Dr. David Sencer.
View full-text article: In Memoriam: David Judson Sencer, A Public Health Giant
Dr. Jon Mark Hirshon, Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine at the University of Maryland School of Medicine, discusses Clostridium difficile infection in outpatients.
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View full-text article: Clostridium difficile Infection in Outpatients, Maryland and Connecticut, USA, 2002–2007
Keith Simmon, scientist at Isentio US discusses research that was done while he was at ARUP laboratories, discusses a new classification of Mycobacterium chelonae-abscessus complex.
View full-text article: Mycobacterium chelonae-abscessus Complex Associated with Sinopulmonary Disease, Northeastern USA
Dr. Paul Rota, team lead for the Measles Laboratory, Division of Viral Diseases, at CDC, talks about a measles virus survey in Europe, 2008–2011.
View full-text article: Spread of Measles Virus D4-Hamburg, Europe, 2008–2011
David Blaney, Medical Officer, Bacterial Special Pathogens Branch, discusses an unusual melioidosis case in Arizona.
View full-text article: Epidemiology and Investigation of Melioidosis, Southern Arizona
Dr. Adam MacNeil, epidemiologist with Viral Special Pathogens Branch at CDC, discusses hantavirus pulmonary syndrome.
View full-text article: Hantavirus Pulmonary Syndrome, United States, 1993–2009
In this podcast, CDC's Dr. Chris Van Beneden discusses the dangers of group A strep infections.
View full-text article: Invasive Group A Streptococcal Infection and Vaccine Implications, Auckland, New Zealand
Dr. Richard Pebody, a consultant epidemiologist at the Health Protection Agency in London, UK, discusses the use of antiviral post-exposure prophylaxis and pandemic H1N1.
View full-text article: Use of Antiviral Drugs to Reduce Household Transmission of Pandemic (H1N1) 2009, United Kingdom
Dr. James Curran, Dean of the Rollins School of Public Health and Co-Director of Emory's Center for AIDS Research, and Dr. Harold Jaffe, CDC's Associate Director for Science, reflect on 30 years of the AIDS epidemic.
View full-text article: Reflections on 30 Years of AIDS
This podcast discusses a study about the probable unusual transmission of Zika Virus Infection from a scientist to his wife, published in the May 2011 issue of Emerging Infectious Diseases. Dr. Brian Foy, Associate Professor at Colorado State University, shares details of this event.
View full-text article: Probable Non–Vector-borne Transmission of Zika Virus, Colorado, USA
This podcast discusses a study about an increase in babesiosis in the Lower Hudson Valley of New York state. Dr. Julie Joseph, Assistant Professor of Medicine at New York Medical College, shares details of this study.
View full-text article: Babesiosis in Lower Hudson Valley, New York, USA
This podcast reports on a humorous song that takes a look at a very serious human and equine disease. Written and performed by the MARU Health Angels Band, Bill Dietz, director of the Division of Nutrition, Physical Activity and Obesity at CDC, talks about the song,"Crab Hole Mosquito Blues", and the history behind it.
View full-text article: The Crab Hole Mosquito Blues
This podcast is a song about a major epizoodemic of a serious human and equine disease written and performed by the MARU Health Angels Band. Band members: K.M. Johnson, T.E. Walton (Retired); D.F. Antczak (Cornell University); W.H. Dietz (CDC); and D.H. Martin (Louisiana State University Health Science Center).
View full-text article: The Crab Hole Mosquito Blues
This podcast discusses a study about the transmission of Human Metapneumovirus Infection to wild mountain gorillas in Rwanda in 2009, published in the April 2011 issue of Emerging Infectious Diseases. Dr. Ian Lipkin, Director of the Center for Infection and Immunity and Dr. Gustavo Palacios, investigator in the Center of Infection & Immunity share details of this study.
View full-text article: Human Metapneumovirus Infection in Wild Mountain Gorillas, Rwanda
This podcast discusses an outbreak of vaccinia virus in Maryland in 2008. Christine Hughes, a health scientist with the Poxvirus and Rabies Branch at CDC, and co-author of a paper in the April 2011 issue of CDC's journal, discusses vaccinia virus infections in a martial arts gym.
View full-text article: Vaccinia Virus Infections in Martial Arts Gym, Maryland, USA, 2008
This podcast reflects on one of the greatest pioneers in virology, Dr. Frank John Fenner. Dr. Frederick Murphy, a member of EID's editorial board and the Institute of Medicine, and professor of Pathology at the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston, shares professional and personal stories of Dr. Frank Fenner.
View full-text article: In Memoriam: Frank John Fenner (1914–2010)
In this podcast, Dr Kiren Mitruka, medical officer with CDC's Tuberculosis Outbreak Investigations team, discusses tuberculosis outbreak investigations in the U.S. from 2002-2008.
View full-text article: Tuberculosis Outbreak Investigations in the United States, 2002–2008
This podcast reports on the transmission of TB from elephants to humans. Dr. Rendi Murphree, Epidemic Intelligence Service Officer at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and Vanderbilt University Visiting Scholar, discusses the recent elephant-to-human transmission of tuberculosis at an elephant refuge in Tennessee.
View full-text article: Elephant-to-Human Transmission of Tuberculosis, 2009
In this podcast, Dr. Kenneth Castro, director of CDC's Division of Tuberculosis Eliminatio,discusses bridging implementation, knowledge, and ambition gaps to eliminate tuberculosis.
View full-text article: Bridging Implementation, Knowledge, and Ambition Gaps to Eliminate Tuberculosis in the United States and Globally
This podcast reports on some of the diseases pet owners can acquire from their pets. Public health veterinarian, Dr. Heather Bair-Brake, describes the connection between disease and pets sleeping in their owner's beds.
View full-text article: Zoonoses in the Bedroom
In this podcast, Dr. Patricia Wilkins, a research microbiologist at CDC, discusses an infection caused by the larvae of Taenia solium, the pork tapeworm.
View full-text article: Public Health Implications of Cysticercosis Acquired in the United States