Episode 11 – Blood Suckers Pt. 1

Spend a few minutes of your day with The Pump Handle as your friendly neighborhood epidemiologist discusses those flying menaces that ruin your favorite outdoor activities, the mosquito.
As we bring along a few guests on the adventure:
– Public Health Entomologist, Dr. Natasha Agramonte Twitter: @mosquito_PhD
and
– Entomologist, Researcher, and Grenadian Roti Enthusiast, Dan Fitzpatrick, MS
IG: grenadarotis

Join us next week for the second instalment on mosquito diseases!

Episode 10 – Coronavirus (2019-nCoV): The New Kid on the Block

We’re back after a hiatus with a new episode!

Spend a few minutes of your day with The Pump Handle as your friendly neighborhood epidemiologist discusses the new virus that’s capturing the worlds’ imagination and attention. What do you know about 2019-nCoV?

Episode 9 – First World Problems??

Spend a few minutes of your day with The Pump Handle as your friendly neighborhood epidemiologist discusses humans obsession with categorizing and labeling things and why you should think twice about using a certain hashtag

Episode 8 – Measles Pt. 2 The Resurgence

It’s still in the news because it’s still a public health threat

Spend a few minutes of your day with The Pump Handle as your friendly neighborhood epidemiologist explains what you need to know about……..Measles……Again

Episode 7 – Hair of the Dog

What do Old Yeller and vampires have in common? The Pump Handle Podcast and your friendly neighborhood epidemiologist (with special guest hosts) is here to explain exactly what you need to know about Rabies!

Episode 6 – What the Heck is a PHEIC?

What happens when there is a global health emergency? How does the world find out? Who are the deciders? The Pump Handle Podcast and your friendly neighborhood epidemiologist is here to explain exactly what you need to know about Public Health Emergencies of International Concern!

Episode 5 – What’s in a Name?

How do we name diseases? Is Influenza and the Flu the same disease? Can you rename a disease? and Can a disease be named after me? The Pump Handle Podcast and your friendly neighborhood epidemiologist is here to explain exactly what you need to know about naming conventions!

Episode 4 – Rusty Nails and Lockjaw

Is that recent news story about the $800K hospital bill for tetanus make you think about all those times an adult told you to watch out for rusty nails? The Pump Handle Podcast and your friendly neighborhood epidemiologist is here to explain exactly what you need to know about tetanus!

Episode 3 – John Snow, He Knew Something!

Happy 206th Birthday to Dr. John Snow. Unlike the King of the North this John Snow actually knew something! The Pump Handle Podcast and your friendly neighborhood epidemiologist is here to explain the life and times of the founding father of modern epidemiology

Episode 2 – Zombie Deer!

News media kind of freaked out last week about so called Zombie Deer but never fear, The Pump Handle Podcast and your friendly neighborhood epidemiologist is here to explain exactly what those click bait headlines were all about