Emerging Infectious Diseases

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


Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 9m. Bisher sind 407 Folge(n) erschienen. Jede Woche gibt es eine neue Folge dieses Podcasts

Presymptomatic and Asymptomatic Transmission of SARS-CoV-2

Nathan Furukawa, a CDC Epidemic Intelligence Service officer, and Sarah Gregory discuss evidence that people who have coronavirus disease without symptoms can still spread the disease.


 2020-05-29  41m

A Critique of Coronavirus

Dr. Elana Osen, a specialty registrar at St. George's University Hospital in London, and Sarah Gregory discuss the poem she wrote expressing her feelings about COVID-19.


 2020-05-27  12m

Contagiousness and Spread of SARS-CoV-2

Dr. Ruian Ke, a scientist at Los Alamos National Laboratory in New Mexico, and Sarah Gregory discuss how quickly COVID-19 spreads and possible steps to control it.


 2020-05-13  30m

COVID-19 Response in Taiwan

Dr. Jewel Mullen, Associate Dean for Health Equity at the Dell Medical School of the University of Texas, and Sarah Gregory discuss how Taiwan used internet technology to help make policy decisions for controlling the spread of COVID-19.


 2020-05-08  41m

Ebola Vaccine and Pregnancy

Jennifer Legardy-Williams, a health scientist at CDC, and Sarah Gregory discuss the effect on pregnancy outcomes for women receiving an Ebola vaccine in Sierra Leone.


 2020-04-29  24m

MERS Transmission

Dr. Marie Killerby, an epidemiologist at CDC, and Sarah Gregory discuss how Middle East Respiratory Syndrome-a coronavirus-can be transmitted from camels and between people.


 2020-04-23  19m

Anaplasmosis in Maine

Dr. Susan Elias, a scientist in the Lyme and Vector-borne Disease Laboratory at the Maine Medical Center Research Institute, and Sarah Gregory discuss an increase in cases of the tickborne disease anaplasmosis in Maine.


 2020-04-16  38m

First US SARS-CoV-2 patient

Natalie Thornburg, a research microbiologist at CDC, and Sarah Gregory discuss better ways to understand, prevent, and control SARS-CoV-2


 2020-04-10  29m

Making a Simple Respiratory Mask

Dr. Virginia Dato, a physician board certified in public health and general preventive medicine, and Sarah Gregory discuss how to construct a simple respiratory face mask with easily available materials.


 2020-04-02  20m

Epidemics in Movies

Dr. Daniel Curtis, an associate professor specializing in social responses to historical diseases at Erasmus University in the Netherlands, and Sarah Gregory discuss how people in movies react to epidemic disease outbreaks.


 2020-03-30  19m