Monkeypox has jumped recently into the public conversation, as cases of this rare disease have been confirmed in the United States. This week, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced an "Alert—Level 2" advisory for travelers to "practice enhanced precautions.”
On the latest episode of Dartmouth Health’s “The Cure Podcast,” host Jessica L. Swain, MBA, MLT, CIC, system director of infection prevention for Dartmouth Health, spoke with Dartmouth Health Infectious Disease and International Health Physician Elizabeth Talbot, MD, to increase awareness and provide knowledge for healthcare providers and patients who experience rash illnesses and are suspicious for monkeypox.
Listen to episode 19 of “The Cure Podcast.”
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