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Patient Zero

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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Ep 2: The Cluster

A meditation on the pace of science.  An investigation in fits and starts. The beginning of a controversy. Click hereto donate $20 and get ad-free episodes of Patient Zero a week early and bonus content.

51mins

22 Aug 2019

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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. Click hereto donate $20 and get ad-free episodes of Patient Zero a week early and bonus content. 

25mins

29 Aug 2019

Rank #2

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Ep 4: The Bell Curve

Lyme disease has been called the Great Imitator. And the Lyme disease tests have a fraught history. Click hereto donate $20 and get early, ad-free episodes of Patient Zero and bonus content. 

39mins

5 Sep 2019

Rank #3

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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. To get access to bonus episodes, as well as early access to our regular episodes, click here.

45mins

12 Sep 2019

Rank #4

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Bonus – LYMErix

In the late 90s you could get vaccinated against Lyme. Now you can't. What gives? To get access to other bonus episodes, as well as early access to our regular episodes, click here. 

14mins

19 Sep 2019

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