Patient Zero

By New Hampshire Public Radio

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 Oct 10, 2019
This podcast takes the layperson through a spectacular journey about the world of Lyme disease. It is clear, concise, funny, educational, and gives the listener an exceptional understanding of this terrible malady.


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Description

How are medical mysteries solved? And what happens when questions remain? Patient Zero is an investigation of the spaces where people and pathogens collide. This season, we take a deep dive in to the history – and mystery – of one of the fastest spreading epidemics of our time: Lyme disease. Learn more at www.patientzeropodcast.com. A production of New Hampshire Public Radio.


Episode Date
BONUS: Lyme AMA (Ask Me Anything)
43:52

Is it Lyme disease, or Lyme's disease? Can humans take the canine Lyme vaccine? Does everybody infected with Lyme also get co-infections? These are some of the listener questions we attempt to answer in this Bonus episode. It's the Lyme AMA!

Patient Zero is sponsored by Ben’s. Click here to learn more or go to https://bens30.com/patientzero

May 21, 2020
BONUS: Patient Otzi
15:38

The earliest known case of Lyme disease? Or the problem with correcting the
record?

Patient Zero is sponsored by Ben’s. Click here to learn more or go to https://bens30.com/patientzero

May 14, 2020
BONUS: Horses & Zebras
17:30

The origin of ulcers. The rise and fall of a medical recommendation.
Certainty and science.

Patient Zero is sponsored by Ben’s. Click here to learn more or go to https://bens30.com/patientzero

May 07, 2020
EP 7: The Reservoir
51:54
Society inadvertently engineers an epidemic. Scienctists debate whether or not to engineer a solution.
 
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Oct 03, 2019
Ep 6: The Non-A Non-B
47:49
An ambiguous case with no easy answers. Another growing epidemic, and an ethics question that might help explain Lymeworld.

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Sep 26, 2019
Bonus – LYMErix
14:34
In the late 90s you could get vaccinated against Lyme. Now you can't. What gives?
 
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Sep 19, 2019
Ep 5: The Laser
45:03
When it feels like doctors have closed the door to establishment medicine, another set of doors open. These doors lead to dubious providers, and untested treatments.

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Sep 12, 2019
Ep 4: The Bell Curve
39:30
Lyme disease has been called the Great Imitator. And the Lyme disease tests have a fraught history.

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Sep 05, 2019
Ep 3: The Vector
25:41
A perfect carrier of disease. A race underneath your skin. The part we know, before we get to the parts we don't.

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Aug 29, 2019
Ep 2: The Cluster
51:26
A meditation on the pace of science.  An investigation in fits and starts. The beginning of a controversy.

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Aug 22, 2019
Ep 1: The Triangle
41:04
 A mysterious illness plagues a Connecticut town. A brief introduction into “Lymeworld”.  A lesson on the epidemiological triangle.

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Aug 15, 2019
Introducing Patient Zero
03:14
A first look at Patient Zero, a new podcast from New Hampshire Public Radio.

Hosted by Taylor Quimby. Theme by Ty Gibbons.
 
 First episode drops mid-August.  Find more at patientzeropodcast.com
Jul 18, 2019