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Preventing Pneumonia (A Cup of Health with CDC)
Pneumonia is a lung infection that can result in severe illness and even death. Common symptoms include cough, fever, and difficulty breathing. In this podcast, Dr. Jennifer Farrar discusses ways to prevent pneumonia. Created: 11/9/2017 by MMWR. Date Released: 11/9/2017.
Antibiotic Resistance and Fungus
Dr. David Denning, President of the Global Action Fund for Fungal Infections and an infectious diseases clinician, discusses antimicrobial resistance and fungus. Created: 2/28/2017 by National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases (NCEZID). Date Released: 2/28/2017.
Deaths Attributable to Carbapenem-Resistant Enterobacteriaceae Infections
Dr. Mike Miller reads an abridged version of the article, Deaths Attributable to Carbapenem-Resistant Enterobacteriaceae Infections. Created: 8/6/2014 by National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases (NCEZID). Date Released: 8/13/2014.
Quiet Moment around the Campfire
Byron Breedlove reads his essay, "Quiet Moment around the Campfire," about the art of Frederic Remington and the transmission of pathogens as frontiers expand. Created: 6/18/2014 by National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases (NCEZID). Date Released: 6/19/2014.
Outbreak of Streptococcus pneumoniae in a Psychiatric Unit
Dr. Katherine Fleming-Dutra, an epidemiologist at CDC, discusses her investigation of a Streptococcus pneumoniae outbreak in a pediatric psychiatric unit. Created: 11/2/2012 by National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases (NCEZID); National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases (NCIRD). Date Released: 11/5/2012.
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. Created: 6/15/2011 by National Center for Emerging Zoonotic and Infectious Diseases (NCEZID). Date Released: 6/20/2011.
The Mystery of Increased Hospitalizations of Elderly Patients
Pneumonia is a common illness that affects millions of people in the United States every year. In some people, particularly the elderly and those who are ill from pre-existing conditions, bacterial pneumonia may follow influenza or even a common cold. Dr. Martin Meltzer, discusses two articles in the May 2008 issue of Emerging Infectious Diseases journal about increased pneumonia-related hospitalizations of elderly patients in England. Created: 4/15/2008 by Emerging Infectious Diseases. Date Released: 4/30/2008.
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