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Patient Zero

New Hampshire Public Radio

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When you're fighting off a cold or flu, it's easy to imagine the battle is being waged solely inside the confines of your body. But in order to spread, pathogens rely on nearly every aspect of our shared societies. Food and drink, social customs, our...Show More
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47:56 | Sep 12th

When it feels like doctors have closed the door to establishment medicine, another set of doors open. These doors lead to dubious providers, and untested treatments. To get access to bonus episodes, as well as early access to our regular episodes, cl...Show More

44:26 | Aug 15th

 A mysterious illness plagues a Connecticut town. A brief introduction into “Lymeworld”.  A lesson on the epidemiological triangle.Click here to donate $20 and get ad-free episodes of Patient Zero a week early and bonus content. 
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14:34 | Sep 19th

In the late 90s you could get vaccinated against Lyme. Now you can't. What gives? To get access to other bonus episodes, as well as early access to our regular episodes, click here. 

42:19 | Sep 5th

Lyme disease has been called the Great Imitator. And the Lyme disease tests have a fraught history.Click here to donate $20 and get early, ad-free episodes of Patient Zero and bonus content. 

28:28 | Aug 29th

A perfect carrier of disease. A race underneath your skin. The part we know, before we get to the parts we don't. Click here to donate $20 and get ad-free episodes of Patient Zero a week early and bonus content. 

53:53 | Aug 22nd

A meditation on the pace of science.  An investigation in fits and starts. The beginning of a controversy.Click here to donate $20 and get ad-free episodes of Patient Zero a week early and bonus content.

03:14 | Jul 18th

A first look at Patient Zero, a new podcast from New Hampshire Public Radio. Hosted by Taylor Quimby. Theme by Ty Gibbons.   First episode drops mid-August.  Find more at patientzeropodcast.com