Robert Herriman

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In this October 2016 interview, I speak to University of Florida Associate Professor of Veterinary Entomology, Dr. Phil Kaufman about the screwworm and the situation in the Florida Keys that year. Kaufman...

While sifting through the archives I stumbled across several old radio interviews that I never published as podcasts. This interview from March 2014 with founding dean of the National School of Tropical...

The COVID-19 outbreak is spreading and growing rapidly since first seen less than two months ago, prompting many governments, including the United States, to ban or significantly restrict travel to and...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews In this video, I look at the current situation with the dengue fever outbreak in the South American country of Paraguay. Philippines: 17th polio case reported since...

Nipah virus is one of the deadliest viruses, which can kill up to 90 percent of those infected. In fact, the World Health Organization has placed Nipah virus on its 10 “most wanted” list of...

Its been about a month since my last podcast on the novel coronavirus and I thought it was time to revisit the topic as it becomes a bigger global issue. Joining me to talk about coronaviruses and the...

Nigerian health officials are battling a Lassa fever outbreak in early 2020 where more than 250 confirmed cases and 40 deaths have been reported. Country and global officials say an annual upsurge in the...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews In this video, I look at some of the latest news and numbers, one month into the 2019 Novel coronavirus epidemic (2019-nCoV). Tonga continues to report measles...

Recently, scientists have detected Marburg virus in fruit bats in Sierra Leone, marking the first time the deadly virus has been found in West Africa. The article was published in the journal, Nature Communications...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews In this video update on the 2019 Novel coronavirus outbreak, the news keeps pouring in and in this video report we see the 4th 2019-NoCv case reported in the US–this...