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Outbreak News Interviews

Aug 19, 2021

In a recent Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR), experts from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) produced updated recommendations for the human treatment and prophylaxis of Yersina pestis, the agent of plague.

Joining me today to discuss plague and the updated recommendations is Christina Nelson, MD. Dr. Nelson is with the Division of Vector-Borne Diseases, National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases at the CDC and she served as co-chair for the steering committee and the Plague Clinical Guidelines Team.