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On June 7, 2023, Epidemic Intelligence Service (EIS) officer, Julia Petras, MSPH, BSN, (EIS Class of 2021), who at the time, was assigned to the National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Disease's (NCEZID), Division of High-Consequence Pathogens and Pathology, gave a TED-Style Talk to Congressional staff, and public health partners at the CDC Public Health Academy on Capitol Hill. The gathering was co-hosted by the CDC Washington Office, and the Coalition for Health Funding and Public Health Caucus. She spoke about a multi-state melioidosis outbreak investigation she had led, in which she identified a home aromatherapy spray as the outbreak source, as well as the identification of endemic Burkholderia pseudomallei in Mississippi.
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Creation Date: 2023
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