What to Know About Monkeypox
A CDC Foundation Podcast
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This episode is hosted by Claire Stinson, Communications Officer at the CDC Foundation. Every episode you will hear from inspiring leaders and innovators who make the world healthier and safer for us all. Contagious Conversations is brought to you by the CDC Foundation, an independent nonprofit that builds partnerships to help the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention save and improve more lives.
Joining her is Dr. Jennifer McQuiston, a captain in the U.S. Public Health Service and deputy director of the Division of High Consequence Pathogens and Pathology within the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases. As a veterinarian, Dr. McQuiston specializes in outbreak investigations and research involving diseases that spread from animals to people and believes that helping people understand how to prevent disease is her most important job. Dr. McQuiston has dedicated her career to translating science into easy-to-understand disease detection and prevention strategies to keep both people and animals healthy and active. In this episode, they discussed the current monkeypox outbreak. They will explore what CDC is doing to respond and the challenges ahead of us with the next disease outbreak response.