Robert Herriman

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Today is the beginning of Medical Laboratory Professionals Week (MLPW) 2017. This week, April 23-29, provides the profession with a unique opportunity to increase public understanding of and appreciation...

Yemen is experiencing more than it’s share of problems in recent years and infectious diseases are among them, including rabies. The Yemeni Ministry of Health (MOH) reported that 12,000 people were...

In China, the Beijing Center for Disease Prevention and Control announced that since Jan. 2017, the city has seen 13 human H7N9 avian influenza cases to date, according to a City CDC news release (computer...

In a follow-up on the measles outbreak in Hennepin County, MN, The Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) has reported an additional confirmed measles case, bringing the total cases to 12. In addition,...

There is a rapid self-test for dengue fever being marketed in the Philippines that according to the manufacturer, you can get results in 20 minutes or less. The test is called the LABit DX Dengue NS1...

In a follow-up to a report last week of a suspected anthrax outbreak among hippos in the Binga District of Zimbabwe, health officials the Ministry of Health and Child Care has recorded nine cases of suspected...

In a follow-up on the measles outbreak in Hennepin County, Minnesota, state health officials report the number of cases have risen to 11, as of Wednesday. The 11 cases have been reported in children ages...

In a follow-up on the measles outbreak in Italy, health officials have reported 1603 measles cases since the beginning of the year through Apr. 16, according to the Ministero della Salute today. Italy...

In a follow-up on the measles situation in Portugal, the head of the Directorate-General for Health in Portugal, Francisco George said the measles case tally has risen to 21 confirmed cases, and another...

Health officials in Qatar have reported an additional Middle East Respiratory syndrome (MERS) case in 2017 in a 25-year-old patient, according to a news release (computer translated). This is the second...