Infant Botulism, Israel, 2007–2021
Tuberculosis Preventive Therapy among Persons Living with HIV, Uganda, 2016–2022
Streptococcus dysgalactiae Bloodstream Infections, Norway, 1999-2021
Novel Prion Strain as Cause of Chronic Wasting Disease in a Moose, Finland
Iceland as Stepping Stone for Spread of Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza Virus between Europe and North America
Increased Seroprevalence Signals the Reemergence of Typhus Group Rickettsiosis in Galveston County, Texas, USA
Continued Circulation of Tick-Borne Encephalitis Virus Variants and Detection of Novel Transmission Foci, the Netherlands
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.
Alison Hinckley, an epidemiologist with CDC in Fort Collins, Colorado, and Sarah Gregory discuss the role of animals in spreading human plague.
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View full-text article: Animal Exposure and Human Plague, United States, 1970–2017
Dr. Affan Shoukat, a mathematical epidemiologist and modeling postdoctoral associate at the Centers for Disease Modeling and Analysis at Yale University, and Sarah Gregory discuss the cost-effectiveness of providing a vaccine to prevent Zika in the Americas.
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View full-text article: Cost-effectiveness of Prophylactic Zika Virus Vaccine in the Americas
Dr. Domenico Otranto, a professor of human and animal parasitic diseases at the University of Bari in Italy, and Sarah Gregory discuss how to control the spread of leishmaniasis, life-threatening disease in humans often carried by dogs.
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View full-text article: Canine Leishmaniasis Control in the Context of One Health
Dr. Amy Pruden, a professor in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Virginia Tech, and Sarah Gregory discuss Legionella bacteria in the Flint, Michigan water supply.
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View full-text article: Comparison of Whole-Genome Sequences of Legionella pneumophila in Tap Water and in Clinical Strains, Flint, Michigan, USA, 2016
Dr. Larisa Gubareva, a researcher in the Influenza Division, National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases, and Sarah Gregory, discuss the susceptibility of different types of flu viruses to the drug baloxavir.
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View full-text article: Susceptibility of Influenza A, B, C, and D Viruses to Baloxavir
Dr. Joshua Allgaier, a hospitalist at Baystate Medical Center Massachusetts, and Sarah Gregory discuss the value of using MRIs in the treatment of people with Powassan virus.
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View full-text article: Possible Prognostic Value of Serial Brain MRIs in Powassan Virus Encephalitis
CDC's Commander Kristie Clarke, a medical epidemiologist, discusses diphtheria with Sarah Gregory.
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View full-text article: Global Epidemiology of Diphtheria, 2000–2017
Dr. Scott Weese, a veterinary internist at the University of Guelph in Canada, and Sarah Gregory discuss an outbreak of flu in dogs in Ontario.
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View full-text article: Emergence and Containment of Canine Influenza Virus A(H3N2), Ontario, Canada, 2017–2018
Dr. Shamez Ladhani, a pediatric infectious diseases specialist and clinical lead for vaccine-preventable diseases at Public Health England, discusses the effect of pneumococcal conjugate vaccines on reducing meningitis in the U.K.
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View full-text article: Effect of Pneumococcal Conjugate Vaccines on Pneumococcal Meningitis, England and Wales, July 1, 2000–June 30, 2016
Dr. Erin Graf, Director of the Infectious Disease Diagnostics Lab at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, and Sarah Gregory discuss the link between acute flaccid myelitis and certain enteroviruses.
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View full-text article: Association of Enterovirus D68 with Acute Flaccid Myelitis, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA, 2009–2018
Dr. Byron Berenger, a medical microbiologist at the University of Calgary and Alberta Public Laboratories, and Sarah Gregory discuss a drug-resistant form of gonorrhea.
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View full-text article: Genetic Characterization and Enhanced Surveillance of Ceftriaxone-Resistant Neisseria gonorrhoeae Strain, Alberta, Canada, 2018
Sarah Gregory talks with Dr. Felix Drexler, an expert in virus discovery and viral ecology at Charité, a teaching hospital in Germany. They are discussing the ways that dengue infection might protect against Zika syndrome.
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View full-text article: Cross-Protection of Dengue Virus Infection against Congenital Zika Syndrome, Northeastern Brazil
Dr. Julie Self, an epidemiologist at CDC discusses an outbreak of listeriosis in the U.S. and Canada that was spread through packaged leafy greens.
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View full-text article: Multistate Outbreak of Listeriosis Associated with Packaged Leafy Green Salads, United States and Canada, 2015–2016
Dr. David Morens, a senior advisor at NIH, and Dr. Rohit Chitale, a senior consultant to PATH, remember their late colleague, Dr. Myron "Mike" Schultz, who was an epidemiologist in CDC's Global Disease Detection Program. He was also a longtime contributor to journal and an enthusiastic author of the EID Photo Quiz.
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View full-text article: In Memoriam: Myron Gilbert Schultz (1935–2016)
Dr. Brendan Jackson, a medical epidemiologist at CDC, discusses Candida auris infections in hospitals in Colombia.
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View full-text article: Hospital-Associated Multicenter Outbreak of Emerging Fungus Candida auris, Colombia, 2016
Dr. Ananda Bandyopadhyay, a senior program officer for polio research at the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, discusses the need to prevent risk from poliovirus after eradication.
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View full-text article: Facility-Associated Release of Polioviruses into Communities—Risks for the Posteradication Era
Dr. Bruno Lopes, a postdoctoral research fellow at the University of Aberdeen, discusses an antimicrobial-resistant strain of Campylobacter jejuni in poultry.
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View full-text article: Nationwide Stepwise Emergence and Evolution of Multidrug-Resistant Campylobacter jejuni Sequence Type 5136, United Kingdom
Meredith VanAcker, a PhD candidate in the Department of Ecology, Evolution, and Environmental Biology at Columbia University, discusses how city parks impact your chances of getting Lyme disease.
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View full-text article: Enhancement of Risk for Lyme Disease by Landscape Connectivity, New York, New York, USA
Dr. Thomas Geisbert, a professor in the Department of Microbiology and Immunology at the University of Texas Medical Branch, discusses a vaccine to protect against Nipah virus disease.
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View full-text article: Use of Single-Injection Recombinant Vesicular Stomatitis Virus Vaccine to Protect Nonhuman Primates Against Lethal Nipah Virus Disease
Dr. Joacim Rocklöv, a professor in the Department of Public Health and Clinical Medicine at Umeå University in Sweden, discusses using big data to monitor a 2017 outbreak of Chikungunya in Europe.
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View full-text article: Using Big Data to Monitor the Introduction and Spread of Chikungunya, Europe, 2017
Byron Breedlove, managing editor of Emerging Infectious Diseases, discusses the June 2019 EID cover artwork, which is a painting by Goya.
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View full-text article: The Red Boy, the Black Cat
Dr. Megan Niederwerder, an assistant professor of virology at Kansas State University, discusses her article about how pigs can get African swine fever by what they eat or drink.
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View full-text article: Infectious Dose of African Swine Fever Virus When Consumed Naturally in Liquid or Feed
Dr. Joshua Daniels, a bacteriologist and associate professor of diagnostic bacteriology at Colorado State University's Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory, discusses an unusual case of pneumonic plague in a dog.
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View full-text article: Pneumonic Plague in a Dog and Widespread Potential Human Exposure in a Veterinary Hospital, United States
Dr. Matthew Kuehnert, medical director for MTF Biologics, the nation's largest tissue bank, and an Associate Editor for the EID journal, discusses how rabbit fever was spread to three patients who received organ transplants.
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View full-text article: Francisella tularensis Transmission by Solid Organ Transplantation, 2017
Dr. Heidi Soeters, an epidemiologist at CDC, discusses new vaccines for preventing certain types of meningococcal diseases.
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View full-text article: University-Based Outbreaks of Meningococcal Disease Caused by Serogroup B, United States, 2013–2018
Dr. Emilio Dirlikov, a CDC epidemiologist, discusses his historical review of tuberculosis surveillance and control in Puerto Rico.
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View full-text article: Tuberculosis Surveillance and Control, Puerto Rico, 1898–2015
Dr. Marie de Perio, a physician and an infectious disease expert with the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, discusses her article about how infectious diseases can spread in the workplace.
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View full-text article: Case Investigations of Infectious Diseases Occurring in Workplaces, United States, 2006–2015
Dr. Tommy Rampling, a clinician and academic fellow at the Hospital for Tropical Diseases in London, discusses the need for biological reference materials to prepare for high-threat pathogens.
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View full-text article: International Biological Reference Preparations for Epidemic Infectious Diseases
Dr. Anita McElroy, a pediatric infectious disease physician and scientist at the University of Pittsburg and a guest researcher at CDC, discusses her article about macrophages, an infection-fighting cell, and their connection with Ebola.
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View full-text article: Macrophage Activation Marker Soluble CD163 Associated with Fatal and Severe Ebola Virus Disease in Humans
Isabel Griffin, an outbreak epidemiologist at the Florida Department of Health in Miami, discusses the surprising long duration of IgM antibodies in Zika patients.
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View full-text article: Zika Virus IgM Detection and Neutralizing Antibody Profiles 12–19 Months after Illness Onset
Dr. Holly Sinclair, medical doctor in clinical microbiology and infectious diseases at Royal Brisbane and Women's Hospital, discusses a new type of infection spread through the bite of koalas.
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View full-text article: Identification of Lonepinella sp. in Koala Bite Wound Infections, Queensland, Australia
Dr. Nina Marano and Dr. Steve Waterman of CDC discuss the life and public health contributions of their CDC colleague, Dr. Katrin Kohl, who died unexpectedly in 2018 at the age of 54.
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View full-text article: In Memoriam: Katrin Susanne Kohl (1964–2018)
Dr. Xiangyu Deng, an assistant professor at the University of Georgia, discusses the use of genomic sequencing to identify the source of salmonella infection.
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View full-text article: Zoonotic Source Attribution of Salmonella enterica Serotype Typhimurium Using Genomic Surveillance Data, United States