The Saskatchewan Health Authority (SHA) has seen an increasing number of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) and infectious syphilis cases in recent months in northwest Saskatchewan. An...

Health officials in Alberta, Canada are reporting one confirmed case of diphtheria and three identified carriers of the bacteria at an Edmonton area elementary school. Alberta Health...

A recent report of a Corpus Christi, Texas homeless man who required multiple surgeries due to a Vibrio vulnificus infection caught my attention as the waters of the Gulf get warmer. In...

For the third time on Friday, the Emergency Committee met to hash out whether the Ebola Virus Disease outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) met the criteria for being...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 Democratic Republic of the Congo Since the beginning of the epidemic in August 2018, the cumulative number of Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) cases is 2,148, 2,054...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 The Yangon Region Public Health Department has reported 670 dengue fever cases since the beginning of the year, including eight deaths, according to a Eleven...

On today’s show I’m going to look at one of my favorite topics–rabies. And I’m honored to have my two guests today, both returning guests. Pamela Wilson and Dr Rodney...

Since August 2018, an Ebola Virus Disease outbreak has raged in eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo, their 10th outbreak and the 2nd largest ever. Earlier this week the disease...

By Press Release  @bactiman63 Vaccine Alzheimer’s disease is a progressive memory disorder that affects nearly one in three seniors and is on the rise, currently affecting 43 million...

Hometown Food Company, in cooperation with ADM Milling Co., initiated a voluntary recall Friday of two specific lot codes of its Pillsbury® Best 5 lb. Bread Flour due to a potential...

Health officials in Trinidad and Tobago are reporting that the majority of malaria cases reported so far this year are in Venezuelans, according to a Trinidad Express report earlier...

By Robert Herriman   @bactiman63 Last week, the Norwegian Institute of Public Health reported (computer translated) a Campylobacter outbreak in Askøy, Hordaland county, Norway. Some...