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This Podcast Will Kill You

This Podcast Will Kill You

25 Episodes By Exactly Right www.exactlyrightmedia.com/...
This podcast might not actually kill you, but it covers so many things that can. Each episode tackles a different disease, from its history, to its biology, and finally, how scared you need to be. Ecologists and epidemiologists Erin Welsh and Erin Allmann Updyke make infectious diseases acceptable f ...more
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This Podcast Will Kill You
This Podcast Will Kill You
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Ep 109 Chikungunya: Not dengue (or is it?)
Somehow it’s taken us until the penultimate episode ... more
Nov 15 2022 1h 21m
Chikungunya and Dengue
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Ep 108 Gout: Toetally fascinating
Although today we tend to think about diseases in te... more
Nov 1 2022 1h 17m
Gout
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Ep 107 Sepsis: It's a mess
Over the years of the podcast, we have often struggl... more
Oct 18 2022 1h 39m
The Complicated Definition of Sepsis'.
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Ep 106 Turner Syndrome: Let's talk about X
Are you in the mood to chat chromosomes, specificall... more
Oct 4 2022 1h 28m
The Metabolic Theory of Sex.
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Ep 105 Down in the Mumps
We’ve covered measles, we’ve taken on rubella, and n... more
Sep 20 2022 1h 17m
The History of Mumps.
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Ep 104 The Bends: Industrial Revolution, baby
Don your wetsuit, grab your oxygen tank, and securel... more
Sep 6 2022 1h 44m
Paul Burt and the discovery of nitrogen
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Ep 103 Leptospirosis: Don't blame the rats
The story of leptospirosis is chock full of variety.... more
Aug 23 2022 1h 15m
Leptospirosis
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Ep 102 Arsenic: Paris Green with Envy
“The king of poisons,” “the poison of kings,” “inher... more
Aug 9 2022 1h 34m
The Many Faces of Arsenic
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Wondery Presents: Fed Up
When Emily Gellis hears rumors of people suffering h... more
Aug 8 2022 4m
The Queen of Nutrition
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Ep 101 Immortality: This Podcast Won't Kill You
For what was originally going to be our 100th regula... more
Jul 26 2022 1h 14m
The Evolution of Sinesis.
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Ep 100 Monkeypox: Here we go again?
A little over two years into a pandemic, the last th... more
Jul 12 2022 1h 31m
The Monkeypox Epidemic
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Ep 99 Salmonella: A hard egg to crack
We’ve all been there: doubled over in pain as stomac... more
Jun 28 2022 1h 37m
Invasive Salmonella
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Wondery Presents: The Greatest Con Man Ever?
Introducing the true crime podcast Persona: The Fren... more
Jun 27 2022 4m
The Story of Gilbert Schickley
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Ep 98 Folate: Marmite, anyone?
It’s been years since our first (and, until now, onl... more
Jun 14 2022 1h 14m
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Special Episode: Snake Venom Evolution
Our snake venom episode last week took us down some ... more
Jun 7 2022 59m
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Ep 97 Snake Venom: Collateral Damage
How do you feel about snakes? Intrigued or terrified... more
May 31 2022 1h 30m
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Special Episode: Coprolites!
Our tapeworm episode last week mentioned the remarka... more
May 24 2022 53m
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Ep 96 Tapeworm: We encyst you listen
We can probably all agree that the thought of a tape... more
May 17 2022 1h 12m
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Special Episode: On the Origin of Epidemiology
The classic tale of epidemiology almost always begin... more
May 10 2022 58m
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Ep 95 Tetanus: An inhuman calamity!
[CW: Firsthand account includes description of the d... more
May 3 2022 1h 14m
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Special Episode: Chlamydia, Koalas, and More!
Chlamydia trachomatis may have stolen the show in ou... more
Apr 26 2022 58m
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Ep 94 Chlamydia: Double Trouble
With this episode, you’re getting much more than you... more
Apr 19 2022 1h 28m
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Re-Release: Ep 27 Vaccines Part 2: Have you thanked your immune system lately?
[This episode is a re-release of Ep 27 Vaccines Part... more
Apr 12 2022 2h 13m
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Re-Release: Ep 26 Vaccines Part 1: Let's hear it for Maurice
[This episode is a re-release of Ep 26 Vaccines Part... more
Apr 5 2022 2h 5m
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Special Episode: Electricity
While last week’s episode covered ample ground... more
Mar 29 2022 46m
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