Nov. 11, 2022

Ep.11 - Past & Present - Infectious Diseases

Ep.11 - Past & Present - Infectious Diseases

Delves into the history of infectious diseases and modern-day infectious disease practice.

In this episode we uncover the history of infectious diseases, including the study of contagion and smallpox inoculation.

We also talk to Dr James Whitehorn about what it is like to work as an infectious disease specialist today.

And we finish with a case study of Typhoid Mary – one of the most famous patients in medical history.


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