All the Gear the CDC's Disease Detectives Use in the Field | WIRED

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  • Published on:  Wednesday, June 13, 2018
  • The CDC's elite Disease Detectives investigate outbreaks of dangerous diseases like Ebola, Marburg Virus, Rabies, Anthrax and more. Find out about the equipment they use -- from protective gear to bat traps, machetes to blow guns, liquid nitrogen and more.

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  • Commander Shepard

     (Jun 13, 2018)

    ''See the Gear _________ Use in the Field'' should become a staple seriesPLEASE WIRED!

  • Timmy Dirtyrat

     (Oct 10, 2018)


  • Harry Kaplan-earle

     (Sep 1, 2018)

    Big yes

  • tsplatt

     (Jun 13, 2018)

    This should become a series. Explore a different career each week (I.e. police, firefighters, doctors, military, fisherman, etc.)

  • bsidethebox

     (Aug 27, 2018)

    Yes PLEASE more of these! I'd love to see some for really specialized professions as well. Maybe Hannah Shaw would do one for neonatal kitten rescue. Or some of the people DNA sequencing insects in the South American rainforest could demo their handheld paper centrifuges. Or interview people who make prosthetic eyes. Or, or, or! Every time I watch someone do a job I'm not familiar with, I'm fascinated by their gear. The guys who installed my parents' microwave internet connection used a drone to pinpo...

  • BadPilot

     (Jul 8, 2018)

    Yeah, I agree

  • TierZoo

     (Jun 13, 2018)

    This is the job I wanted growing up.And also now

  • Airsoft Luke

     (Oct 25, 2018)

    Humans OP???

  • Andrew Zhu

     (Oct 20, 2018)

    +TierZoo I agree

  • samuraimaster99

     (Jun 15, 2018)

    i love how part of his job is to carry around a super soaker water gun.

  • Spider-Man Noir

     (Jun 13, 2018)

    Love the job the CDC Disease detectives do. They risk so much to protect lives

  • joe

     (Mar 17, 2019)

    Disease detectives are epidemiologist or doctors. So they need competitive pay.

  • GunPoint MLP

     (Feb 24, 2019)

    +Torin yeah, if you're a filthy communist

  • koooo34

     (Jun 13, 2018)

    thought the machete was for possible zombies.

  • The Non Goy

     (Nov 1, 2018)

    It’s for vampires zombies aren’t real

  • kwyjibo

     (Aug 6, 2018)

    koooo34 it's *also* for that

  • Rexus King

     (Jun 13, 2018)

    This is awesome, this topic can be easily converted to a TV series.

  • The PinCushionMan

     (Aug 5, 2018)

    Sheeple 😥

  • Johnny Doe

     (Aug 4, 2018)

    Helix, The Last Ship, ReGenesis & Containment

  • david lopez

     (Jun 13, 2018)

    The CDC in movies games and tv shows they are always the bad guys but IRL they aren’t lol

  • lorieevans2009

     (Aug 12, 2018)

    U should watch it..two seasons on netflix...really good btw..100% recommend

  • lorieevans2009

     (Aug 12, 2018)

    Not in helix

  • Rotorboy

     (Jul 26, 2018)

    having a set of texts of what your father did like that would be extremely interesting around the time you start university, especially if you were unlucky and your father died when you were young

  • David M

     (Aug 30, 2018)

    Maybe he's still alive living in a cave on a cursed island, though.

  • The PinCushionMan

     (Aug 5, 2018)

    Rotorboy things are getting deeeep! See all the doctors and scientists being Arkancided?

  • Aimlevel

     (Jun 29, 2018)

    imagine the beginning of another zombie outbreak movie. the disease starts to spread, those guys walk in - the end.

  • HotIce Is Nice

     (Aug 13, 2018)

    Aimlevel Now the question is, is who’s gonna capture those guys? I bet the rabies control group could work too!