Introducing New CDC Podcast Series – Defining Moments in MMWR History

By Newsroom America Feeds at 5 Jun 2017


CDCs "MMWR" is proud to launch a new podcast series, titled *Defining Moments in "MMWR" History* This series highlights the leading role that "MMWR" has played in reporting historic public health events. The first podcast *Defining Moments in "MMWR" History "E. coli" O157:H7* takes a close look at the deadly multistate *"Escherichia coli" O157:H7* foodborne outbreak of 1993. During this outbreak, four children died, and approximately 700 persons in four states became ill with severe and often bloody diarrhea. this podcast, hear directly from former CDC Disease Detective *Dr. Beth Bell*, who served as director of the National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases (NCEZID) from 2010 to 2017 and as an Epidemic Intelligence Service Officer during 19921994. Dr. Bell recalls what it was like to be one of the first public health responders on the scene for this landmark public health emergency.

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twitter logo@CDCMMWR's Dr. Sonja Rasmussen chats with Disease Detective Dr. Beth Bell on 1993 E. coli O157:H7 outbreak.

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