Emerging Infectious Diseases

Emerging Infectious Diseases

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A podcast highlighting key articles in the current issue of Emerging Infectious Diseases, a journal from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

Episodes

Is Climate influencing Cryptococcus gattii on Vancouver Island?  

Dr. Christopher Uejio, Department of Geography and Program in Public Health, Florida State University, discusses Cryptococcus gattii on Vancouver Island.

75 Years of Histoplasmosis Outbreaks in the United States  

Kaitlin Benedict, CDC epidemiologist, discusses Histoplasma capsulatum infection.

Factors Related to Fetal Death in Pregnant Women with Cholera, Haiti, 2011–2014  

Reginald Tucker reads an abridged version of the EID article Factors Related to Fetal Death in Pregnant Women with Cholera, Haiti, 2011–2014.

Leprosy and Armadillos  

Dr. Richard Truman, Chief of the National Hansen’s Disease Program Laboratory Research Branch, discusses leprosy and armadillos.

Fungal Wound Infection  

Dr. David Tribble, acting director of the infectious disease clinical research program at Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, discusses fungal wound infections after combat trauma.

Rat Lungworm Expands into North America  

Emily York, integrated pest management specialist at the Sam Noble Museum of Natural History, discusses the rat lungworm expansion in North America.

Louseborne Relapsing Fever in Europe  

Dr. David Freedman discusses louseborne relapsing fever in Europe.

Invasive Disease Caused by Nontypeable Haemophilus Influenzae  

Dr. Elizabeth Briere discusses Nontypeable Haemophilus influenzae which causes a variety of infections in children and adults.

Putative Lineage of Novel African Usutu Virus, Central Europe  

Sarah Gregory reads an abridged version of "Putative Lineage of Novel African Usutu Virus, Central Europe."

Neurocysticercosis—a Parasitic Brain Infection  

Dr. Seth O’Neal discusses his article on the economic burden of neurocysticercosis, which is a brain infection caused by Taenia solium larval cysts.

The Past Is Never Dead—Measles Epidemic, Boston, Massachusetts, 1713  

Dr. David Morens reads excerpts from his essay about Cotton Mather’s diary, which details the experience and tragedy of the measles outbreak in Boston, Massachusetts in 1713.

Anthrax Remembered  

Dr. John Jernigan and Dr. D. Peter Drotman recall the 2001 anthrax attacks and rapid publication of the landmark paper reporting the initial cases of inhalational anthrax.

Cost-effectiveness of Chlamydia Vaccination Programs for Young Women  

Dr. Kwame Owusu-Edusei discusses the importance of chlamydia vaccine development.

Lives of a Cell: 40 Years Later, A Third Interpretation  

Reginald Tucker reads an abridged version of the article Lives of a Cell: 40 Years Later, A Third Interpretation.

Foodborne Illness Retrospective  

Dr. Paul Mead and Dr. Peter Drotman discuss the historic October 1999 article, Food-related Illness and Death in the United States.

Reemergence of Murine Typhus in the US  

Dr. Lucas Blanton discusses the Reemergence of Murine Typhus in Galveston Texas in 2013.

Novel Eurasian Highly Pathogenic Influenza A H5 Viruses in Wild Birds, Washington, USA, 2014  

Sarah Gregory reads an abridged version of the article, Novel Eurasian Highly Pathogenic Influenza A H5 Viruses in Wild Birds, Washington, USA, 2014.

A History of the Emerging Infectious Diseases Journal  

EID Editor-in-Chief, Dr. D. Peter Drotman and Dr. James Hughes discuss the history of the Emerging Infectious Diseases journal.

Rates and Risk Factors for Coccidioidomycosis among Prison Inmates, California, USA, 2011  

Dr. Charlotte Wheeler discusses Coccidioidomycosis among Prison Inmates in California.

Epidemiology of Human Plague in the United States, 1900–2012  

Dr. Kiersten Kugeler discusses the Epidemiology of Human Plague in the United States.

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