9 episodes

How are medical mysteries solved? And what happens when questions remain? Patient Zero is an investigation of the spaces where people and pathogens collide. This season, we take a deep dive in to the history – and mystery – of one of the fastest spreading epidemics of our time: Lyme disease.

Learn more at www.patientzeropodcast.com. A production of New Hampshire Public Radio.

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How are medical mysteries solved? And what happens when questions remain? Patient Zero is an investigation of the spaces where people and pathogens collide. This season, we take a deep dive in to the history – and mystery – of one of the fastest spreading epidemics of our time: Lyme disease.

Learn more at www.patientzeropodcast.com. A production of New Hampshire Public Radio.

    EP 7: The Reservoir

    EP 7: The Reservoir

    Society inadvertently engineers an epidemic. Scientists debate whether or not to engineer a solution.
     
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    • 51 min
    Ep 6: The Non-A Non-B

    Ep 6: The Non-A Non-B

    An ambiguous case with no easy answers. Another growing epidemic, and an ethics question that might help explain Lymeworld.
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    • 47 min
    Bonus – LYMErix

    Bonus – LYMErix

    In the late 90s you could get vaccinated against Lyme. Now you can't. What gives?
     
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    • 14 min
    Ep 5: The Laser

    Ep 5: The Laser

    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.
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    • 45 min
    Ep 4: The Bell Curve

    Ep 4: The Bell Curve

    Lyme disease has been called the Great Imitator. And the Lyme disease tests have a fraught history.
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    • 39 min
    Ep 3: The Vector

    Ep 3: The Vector

    A perfect carrier of disease. A race underneath your skin. The part we know, before we get to the parts we don't.
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    • 25 min

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