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This Podcast Will Kill You
This Podcast Will Kill You
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This podcast might not actually kill you, but it covers so many things that can. Each episode tackles a different disease, from... more

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Episodes

Wondery Presents: Frozen Head

Hosted by Ash Kelley and Alaina Urquhart from the hit show Morbid. When 90-year-old Laurence Pilgeram drops dead on the sidewalk... more

23 Jan 2023 · 3 minutes
Ep 110 Influenza, Take 2: Fowl Play

Ep 110 Influenza, Take 2: Sitting Ducks; Fowl Play Over five years ago, on October 31, 2017, the very first episode... more

29 Nov 2022 · 1 hour, 32 minutes
Ep 109 Chikungunya: Not dengue (or is it?)

Somehow it’s taken us until the penultimate episode to cover this season’s first mosquito-borne virus. But we assure you, this... more

15 Nov 2022 · 1 hour, 21 minutes
Ep 108 Gout: Toetally fascinating

Although today we tend to think about diseases in terms of signs and symptoms, tests and treatments, that hasn’t always... more

01 Nov 2022 · 1 hour, 17 minutes
Ep 107 Sepsis: It's a mess

Over the years of the podcast, we have often struggled with questions of why: why pathogens act the way they... more

18 Oct 2022 · 1 hour, 39 minutes
Ep 106 Turner Syndrome: Let's talk about X

Are you in the mood to chat chromosomes, specifically the X chromosome? If so, have we got the perfect episode... more

04 Oct 2022 · 1 hour, 28 minutes
Ep 105 Down in the Mumps

We’ve covered measles, we’ve taken on rubella, and now we’re finishing up the classic MMR vaccine by exploring the other... more

20 Sep 2022 · 1 hour, 17 minutes
Ep 104 The Bends: Industrial Revolution, baby

Don your wetsuit, grab your oxygen tank, and securely fasten your mask, because this week we’re going on our deepest... more

06 Sep 2022 · 1 hour, 44 minutes
Ep 103 Leptospirosis: Don't blame the rats

The story of leptospirosis is chock full of variety. In terms of biology, any number of different Leptospira species and... more

23 Aug 2022 · 1 hour, 15 minutes
Ep 102 Arsenic: Paris Green with Envy

“The king of poisons,” “the poison of kings,” “inheritance powder.” As its various nicknames suggest, arsenic’s notoriety largely stems from... more

09 Aug 2022 · 1 hour, 34 minutes
This Podcast Will Kill You
Wondery Presents: Frozen Head
This Podcast Will Kill You