Monkeypox: from a Belgian rave to a global outbreak

10:30
 
Bagikan
 

Manage episode 331504430 series 2455337
Oleh ABC Radio ditemukan oleh Player FM dan komunitas kami — hak cipta dimiliki oleh penerbit, bukan Player FM, dan audio langsung didapatkan dari server mereka. Tekan tombol Berlangganan untuk mendapat setiap pembaharuan di Player FM, atau salin URL feed ke aplikasi podcast lainnya.
There are still fewer than a dozen cases, but monkeypox is in Australia, and it's spreading. It's highly unusual, because it's such a rare disease: our medical system has never had to deal with an outbreak before. At the same time, Europe, the UK and America are recording hundreds of new infections. Today, we speak to two US physicians about the treatment of a monkeypox patient, and we ask why the disease is suddenly on the move. Featured: Dr Amesh Adalja, infectious disease physician, Johns Hopkins Center for Health Security, Baltimore Dr Paul Biddinger, vice chairman for emergency preparedness, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston

1797 episode