After a six month hiatus, the return to the Tampa Bay airwaves of the Outbreak News This Week Radio Show Sunday was a discussion about Ebola for the whole hour. Joining host, Microbiologist and Editor...

Pharyngitis is a sore throat caused by an infection or inflammation of the back of the throat or the pharynx. Most people associate pharyngitis with strep throat; however, there a numerous microbial causes...

It’s been a while since I took a look at important, and not so important “quotable quotes” concerning Ebola issues here and abroad. In the United States, much has been made of the nurse...

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A skin-eating fungal disease brought to Europe by humans now poses a major threat to native salamanders and newts, scientists have warned. The previously unknown fungus Batrachochytrium salamandrivorans...

Dengue fever has made it’s presence known in the northeastern city of Rawalpindi as recent reports say the northern Punjab city has topped 1,000 cases. The total number of confirmed patients reported...

The French Ministry of Social Affairs, Health and Women’s Rights (Ministère des Affaires sociales, de la Santé et des Droits des Femmes) announced today that they would be accepting a United Nations...

The youngest Robertson brother and star of the hit series, “Duck Dynasty”, Jep Robertson and his wife Jessica appeared on Fox and Friends Friday morning to talk about his recent health condition...

Belize is only one of two Central American countries yet to report a confirmed autochthonous, or locally acquired chikungunya case to date (Honduras being the other); however, this may have changed as...

The state of New Hampshire is reporting an increase in the number of gonorrhea cases this year as compared to 2013, prompting the New Hampshire Division of Public Health Services (NHDPHS)  to send out...

As World Polio Week came to a close Wednesday, we got a look at the great progress that has been accomplished since 1988 when the forty-first World Health Assembly adopted a resolution for the worldwide...