On the Sunday, Mar. 20 airing of the Outbreak News This Week Radio Show, two important outbreaks were spotlighted with interviews with infectious disease experts.

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During the first half, the medical director of Infection Control at the University of Wisconsin Hospital and clinics in Madison, Wisconsin, Dr. Nasia Safdar joined me to discuss the Elizabethkingia anophelis outbreak in Wisconsin (and Michigan).

Related: Michigan officials report same Elizabethkingia strain as Wisconsin outbreak in resident blood culture

In the second half, Infectious Disease doctor and author, Dr Judy Stone joined me to talk about Lassa fever.

See Dr. Stone’s article in Forbes: Should You Worry About Catching Lassa Fever?

Listen to the podcast below:

The Outbreak News This Week Radio Show, the first and only radio program dedicated to infectious disease and health news and information, airs every Sunday at 8 pm ET in the Tampa Bay area on AM 1380 The Biz and online at http://1380thebiz.com/