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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 17—2011

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Volume 17, Number 12—December 2011

Washington (Wash) C. Winn: In Memoriam

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)

The Life and Death of Anaplasma

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

Sealpox Virus in Marine Mammal Rehabilitation Facility

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

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Volume 17, Number 11—November 2011

Cholera in the United States

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).

Related Presentation [PowerPoint - 407KB]

View full-text article: Cholera in United States Associated with Epidemic in Hispaniola

In Memoriam: David Judson Sencer, A Public Health Giant

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

Flu Resistance to Antiviral Drug in North Carolina

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

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Volume 17, Number 10—October 2011

Investigating Shigella sonnei Infections

Dr. Nancy Strockbine, Chief of the Escherichia and Shigella Reference Unit at CDC, discusses Shigella sonnei infections.

View full-text article: Global Distribution of Shigella sonnei Clones

Clostridium difficile Infection in Outpatients

Dr. Jon Mark Hirshon, Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine at the University of Maryland School of Medicine, discusses Clostridium difficile infection in outpatients.

Related Presentation [PowerPoint - 1.9MB]

View full-text article: Clostridium difficile Infection in Outpatients, Maryland and Connecticut, USA, 2002–2007

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Volume 17, Number 9—September 2011

Investigating Mycobacterium chelonae-abscessus Complex

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

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Volume 17, Number 8—August 2011

Diarrheal Illness

Dr. Steve Monroe, director of CDC's Division of High-Consequence Pathogens and Pathology, discusses diarrheal illness, its causes, and prevention.

View full-text article: Control and Prevention of Viral Gastroenteritis

Spread of Measles Virus in Europe

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

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Volume 17, Number 7—July 2011

More Trouble from Ticks

Dr. Chris Paddock, a rickettsiologist and infectious disease pathologist discusses a tick-transmitted bacterium, Rickettsia parkeri.

View full-text article: Rickettsia parkeri Rickettsiosis, Argentina

Deadly Parasite in Raccoons

Dr. Shira Shafir, Assistant Professor in the Department of Epidemiology at the UCLA School of Public Health, discusses a study about roundworms in raccoons and their effect on the environment.

View full-text article: Viability of Baylisascaris procyonis Eggs

Hantavirus Pulmonary Syndrome

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

A Melioidosis Case in Arizona

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

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Volume 17, Number 6—June 2011

Antiviral Prophylaxis and H1N1

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

Reflections on 30 Years of AIDS—Part 2

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

Reflections on 30 Years of AIDS—Part 1

Dr. Kevin DeCock, director of The Center for Global Health at CDC, reflects on 30 years of the AIDS epidemic.

View full-text article: Reflections on 30 Years of AIDS

Invasive Group A Streptococcal Infection

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

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Volume 17, Number 5—May 2011

Vector-borne Infections

This podcast discusses emerging vector-borne pathogens, their role as prominent contributors to emerging infectious diseases, how they're spread, and the ineffectiveness of mosquito control methods.

View full-text article: Vector-borne Infections

Probable Unusual Transmission of Zika Virus

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

Babesiosis in Lower Hudson Valley, New York

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

Crab Hole Mosquito Blues — The Song

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

Crab Hole Mosquito Blues—The Story

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

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Volume 17, Number 4—April 2011

Human Infection in Wild Mountain Gorillas

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

In Memoriam: Dr. Frank John Fenner

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)

Vaccinia Virus Infections in a Martial Arts Gym

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

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Volume 17, Number 3—March 2011

Tuberculosis Outbreak Investigations in the U.S.

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

Bridging Implementation, Knowledge, and Ambition Gaps to Eliminate Tuberculosis

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

Elephant-to-Human Transmission of Tuberculosis

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

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Volume 17, Number 2—February 2011

Zoonoses in the Bedroom

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

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Volume 17, Number 1—January 2011

Public Health Implications of Cysticercosis Acquired in the United States

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

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