infectious diseases en The Flu Season in Iowa <div>Cold and flu season is upon us and the strain of flu going around this year seems to be particularly nasty.</div><div>&nbsp;</div><div>Host Ben Kieffer discusses how the flu is impacting Iowans this year with State Epidemiologist Dr. Patricia Quinlisk. We also hear about how to prevent and treat the flu for children with pediatrician Dr. Jody Murph and we’ll learn about how certain diseases jump from animals to humans with emerging infectious disease specialist Tara Smith.</div><div>&nbsp;</div><div><p></p></div><p></p> Tue, 15 Jan 2013 19:14:32 +0000 Ben Kieffer 13514 at The Flu Season in Iowa Antibiotic Resistance <div>In Iowa, the average amount of tuberculosis (TB) cases is 30-50 a year. In the U.S., TB affects an estimated 10 to 15 million people.<br> Tue, 04 Sep 2012 18:19:37 +0000 Ben Kieffer 7389 at Antibiotic Resistance