Plague has a long and storied history throughout the centuries, rivaled by only smallpox. In this podcast, I look briefly at the three major plague pandemics-The Justinian Plague, the Black Death and...

The US Virgin Islands (USVI) Department of Health is reporting a confirmed case of leptospirosis in the territory on St. Thomas, according to Health Commissioner Dr. Michelle S. Davis Friday. Dr. Davis...

Since the report of a yellow fever case in Kwara State, Nigeria in mid-September, the Government of Nigeria has launched a campaign to immunize 873,837 people against yellow fever in the states of Kwara...

Organic Spices, Inc. dba Spicely Organics of Fremont, CA is recalling 0.4 oz. Organic Tarragon Lot No. OTW100134 because it has the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella. The product was distributed...

In Hawke’s Bay, New Zealand, strict infection control measures are in place in some wards of the hospital to prevent the spread of Norovirus, a highly contagious vomiting and diarrhea bug. Chief...

The number of plague cases continue to grow on the island nation of Madagascar. According to the Ministere de la Publique Monday (computer translated), the case tally has exceeded 800 affecting 38 districts...

During a recent airing of the Dr Bill Your Radio MD radio show in the Tampa area, host, Dr William Handelman’s guest,  Dr David Forman gave his thoughts on vegans and the shortage of amino acids...

In a follow-up on the mumps outbreak at Syracuse University, school health officials put the total cases at 50– confirmed and probable cases at 24 and 26, respectively. The University is taking...

Oral human papillomavirus infection, or HPV, is common among U.S. men, affecting about one in nine, overall. The prevalence is much higher among men who have had many lifetime oral sexual partners, men...

In a follow-up to the suspected monkeypox outbreak in several state in Nigeria, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) reports having received laboratory confirmation for Monkeypox virus from...