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.
Melanie Firestone, a PhD candidate at the University of Minnesota School of Public Health, discusses the use of letter grades for restaurant inspection scores in New York City.
View full-text article: Restaurant Inspection Letter Grades and Salmonella Infections, New York, New York, USA
Dr. Giulia Earle-Richardson, a behavioral scientist at CDC, discusses interventions to prevent Zika in pregnant women in Puerto Rico.
View full-text article: Influences of Community Interventions on Zika Prevention Behaviors of Pregnant Women, Puerto Rico, July 2016–June 2017
Dr. Alan Barrett, Professor and Vice Chair for Research, in the Department of Pathology of University of Texas, Medical Branch, discusses how bird migratory patterns affect West Nile virus outbreaks in the U.S.
View full-text article: Terrestrial Bird Migration and West Nile Virus Circulation, United States
Dr. Claudia Schulz, a postdoctoral researcher at the University of Veterinary Medicine in Hanover, Germany, discusses the role of pigs and wild boars as hosts of small ruminant morbillivirus.
View full-text article: Neglected Hosts of Small Ruminant Morbillivirus
Dr. Shawn Lockhart, a lead research microbiologist at CDC, discusses the history of the fungus Cryptococcus gattii in the southeastern United States.
View full-text article: Timing the Origin of Cryptococcus gattii sensu stricto, Southeastern United States
Dr. Eleanor Adams, a public health physician with the New York Metropolitan Region Healthcare Epidemiology & Infection Control Program, discusses an outbreak of fungal infection in healthcare facilities in New York City.
View full-text article: Candida auris in Healthcare Facilities, New York, USA, 2013–2017
CDC's Dr. Terence Chorba discusses his EID cover art essay about the 1918 flu pandemic and the WWI painting by John Singer Sargent.
View full-text article: Concurrent Conflicts—the Great War and the 1918 Influenza Pandemic
Stephanie Perniciaro, with the German National Reference Center, discusses invasive pneumococcal disease in refugee children in Germany.
View full-text article: Invasive Pneumococcal Disease in Refugee Children, Germany
Dr. Charsey Porse, an epidemiologist with the California Department of Public Health, discusses efforts to monitor and prevent local transmission of Zika.
View full-text article: Travel-Associated Zika Cases and Threat of Local Transmission during Global Outbreak, California, USA
Dr. Babette Rump, an infectious disease physician and doctoral candidate at the RIVM National Institute of Public Health and the Environment in the Netherlands, discusses ethical issues around infection control for antimicrobial resistance.
View full-text article: Ethics of Infection Control Measures for Carriers of Antimicrobial Drug–Resistant Organisms
Dr. Joanna Verran, professor of microbiology, and Dr. Xavier Aldana Reyes, professor of English at Manchester Metropolitan University in the UK, discuss parallels between zombies in literature and emerging infectious diseases.
View full-text article: Emerging Infectious Literatures and the Zombie Condition
Kaitlin Benedict, a CDC epidemiologist, discusses coccidioides fungi and Valley fever.
View full-text article: Enhanced Surveillance for Coccidioidomycosis, 14 US States, 2016
Dr. James Sejvar, a CDC neuroepidemiologist, discusses the long-term neurologic consequences of Ebola.
View full-text article: Case Series of Severe Neurologic Sequelae of Ebola Virus Disease during Epidemic, Sierra Leone
Nipunie Rajapakse, a medical doctor in pediatric infectious diseases at the Mayo Clinic, discusses phrenic nerve palsy in infants with congenital Zika.
View full-text article: Unilateral Phrenic Nerve Palsy in Infants with Congenital Zika Syndrome
Dr. Joseph Bresee, Associate Director for Global Health, discusses the current status of influenza prevention and control.
View full-text article: Progress and Remaining Gaps in Estimating the Global Disease Burden of Influenza
Dr. David Heymann, a professor of infectious diseases and epidemiology at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, discusses sharing surveillance data to improve global public health.
View full-text article: Strengthening Global Public Health Surveillance through Data and Benefit Sharing
Dr. Carolyn Hodo, a postdoctoral research assistant of veterinary integrated biosciences at Texas A&M University, discusses her June 2018 article, "Novel Poxvirus in Proliferative Lesions of Wild Rodents in East Central Texas, USA."
View full-text article: Novel Poxvirus in Proliferative Lesions of Wild Rodents in East Central Texas, USA
Dr. Johann Pitout, a medical microbiologist at the University of Calgary, discusses his June 2018 article about carbapenem-resistant enterobacters.
View full-text article: Genomic Epidemiology of Global Carbapenemase-Producing Enterobacter spp., 2008–2014
Kelly Jackson, a surveillance coordinator at CDC, discusses Listeria infection in soft cheeses in the United States.
View full-text article: Listeriosis Outbreaks Associated with Soft Cheeses, United States, 1998–2014
Dr. Max Moreno, Assistant Professor of environmental health science at Indiana University discusses the history of mosquitoborne diseases in the US and the threat of their return.
View full-text article: History of Mosquitoborne Diseases in the United States and Implications for New Pathogens
Sandra Bulens, an epidemiologist with CDC discusses Acinetobacter baumannii bacteria that are resistant to carbapenem antibiotics.
View full-text article: Carbapenem-Nonsusceptible Acinetobacter baumannii, 8 US Metropolitan Areas, 2012–2015
Dr. Stuart Levitz, a professor of medicine and microbiology at the University of Massachusetts Medical School, discusses the role of increasing IV drug use in fungal infections.
View full-text article: Reemergence of Intravenous Drug Use as Risk Factor for Candidemia, Massachusetts, USA
Dr. Cynthia Whitney, a CDC medical doctor and Epidemiologist, discusses serotype 12F pneumoniae.
View full-text article: Emergence of Streptococcus pneumoniae Serotype 12F after Sequential Introduction of 7- and 13-Valent Vaccines, Israel
Dr. Tony Goldberg, Professor of Epidemiology at the School of Veterinary Medicine and Associate Director for Research at the University of Wisconsin, Madison, Global Health Institute, discusses an outbreak of rhinovirus C in chimpanzees in Uganda.
View full-text article: Lethal Respiratory Disease Associated with Human Rhinovirus C in Wild Chimpanzees, Uganda, 2013
Maike Winters, a doctoral candidate at Karolinska Institutet in Sweden, discusses the role of risk communications in the 2014 Ebola outbreak in Sierra Leone.
View full-text article: Risk Communication and Ebola-Specific Knowledge and Behavior during 2014–2015 Outbreak, Sierra Leone
Dr. Samantha Wisely, Associate Professor in the Department of Wildlife Ecology and Conservation at the University of Florida, discusses macacine herpesvirus 1 and invasive rhesus macaques in Florida.
View full-text article: Macacine Herpesvirus 1 Antibody Prevalence and DNA Shedding among Invasive Rhesus Macaques, Silver Springs State Park, Florida, USA
Byron Breedlove, Managing Editor of Emerging Infectious Diseases journal, reads his February 2018 cover essay, "Commemorating Misadventures, Celebrating Collaborations" and discusses a sketch by Picasso and zoonoses.
View full-text article: Commemorating Misadventures, Celebrating Collaborations
Dr. Emilio Dirlikov, an EIS officer in CDC's Center for Global Health, discusses the connection between Guillain-Barre Syndrome and Zika Virus.
View full-text article: Postmortem Findings in Patient with Guillain-Barré Syndrome and Zika Virus Infection
Dr. Gillian Tarr, a postdoctoral epidemiologist with the University of Calgary, discusses changes in E. coli populations over time in rural Washington state.
View full-text article: Geogenomic Segregation and Temporal Trends of Human Pathogenic Escherichia coli O157:H7, Washington, USA, 2005–2014