New MMWR Defining Moments Podcast: Dr. Kathy Shands revisits the 1980 Toxic Shock Syndrome outbreak
MMWR is pleased to present the latest in its “Defining Moments in MMWR History” podcast series. In this new podcast, Dr. Sonja Rasmussen, Editor-in-Chief of MMWR, interviews Dr. Kathy Shands, former chief of the Toxic Shock Syndrome Task Force and one of CDC’s disease detectives, who worked to unravel the link between Toxic Shock Syndrome and high-absorbency tampons. Dr. Shands shares her first-hand account of CDC’s investigation.
The “Defining Moments in MMWR History” podcast series highlights the leading role that MMWR has played in reporting historic public health events.
- To listen to the podcast, visit https://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/
- To view the “Toxic Shock Syndrome: A Lasting Legacy” presentation, visit www.cdc.gov/wewerethere
- For more information on the latest science and public health information, visit https://www.cdc.gov/mmwr
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