In this special Thanksgiving airing of the Outbreak News This Week Radio Show, I feature four interviews on four very common parasitic nematodes, or roundworms– the giant intestinal roundworm–Ascaris...

Kentucky has become the latest in an ever growing list of states battling a hepatitis A outbreak–following California, Michigan and Utah. On Tuesday, The Kentucky Department for Public Health (DPH)...

Despite being shot multiple time, harboring multiple roundworm parasites and being infected with hepatitis B, the North Korean defector that made it into South Korea more than a week ago is expected to...

Nigerian health officials have confirmed four additional monkeypox cases since our last report earlier this month, bringing the total cases in the outbreak to 42. According to the Nigeria Centre for...

Janssen Therapeutics, Division of Janssen Products, LP (Janssen), today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved JULUCA®, the first, complete, single-pill, two-drug regimen...

For the second time in three months, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is warning people who might have consumed contaminated raw milk and milk products to visit their doctor. People who...

On today’s show we will be talking about a trematode or fluke that is not seen often in humans, but is fascinating just the same Dicrocoelium dendriticum, or the lancet liver fluke. Joining me to lend...

Health officials in Nueva Vizcaya, in Cagayan Valley region in Luzon, are reporting eight confirmed cases of the mosquitoborne disease, Japanese encephalitis (JE), according to a Manila Times report. The...

Global health officials say the dengue fever outbreak in the African nation of Burkina Faso continues to spread particularly in the central region of the country, which contains the capital city of Ouagadougou. Since...

Officials with China’s National Health and Family Planning Commission are reporting an additional human case of avian influenza A(H5N6) in a Guangxi man. The case involved a 33-year-old man from...