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October 18, 2022 30 mins

Dr. Richard Silvera joins Bruce to discuss Mpox and Meningococcus and how the lessons learned from HIV outbreak response are applicable to these infectious diseases. They discuss the epidemiology of Mpox and meningococcus disease and the nuances between sexually transmitted infections and those spread by intimate contact. With the public being more aware of the importance of vaccines, it’s important to understand how healthcare providers can best respond to outbreaks of Mpox and meningococcus.

About Dr. Silvera:

Dr. Richard Silvera is an Assistant Professor of Infectious Diseases and the Associate Program Director of the Infectious Diseases fellowship at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. 



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