Road to Resilience
The Mystery Virus
Mar 8, 2019 · 19 min
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In 1977, Doug Dieterich contracted a mysterious virus that attacked his liver and left him unable to work. Four decades later, Dr. Dieterich, now Director of the Institute for Liver Medicine at The Mount Sinai Hospital, reflects on his journey from patient to caregiver with the help of an unlikely ally—AIDS activist and “Cockney Rebel” Leigh Blake—and explains why Hepatitis C isn’t the terrifying diagnosis it once was. Learn more about Leigh's latest initiative at Check out Dr. Dieterich's website. Leigh's son, India, raps as SaddiqThaKidd. His music is available on all major streaming services. We featured a snippet of the track "Wishes." Other music by Blue Dot Sessions. Help us tell more great stories by completing our listener survey ( Enjoying the podcast? Please rate and review us on Apple Podcasts (

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