Robert Herriman

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By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 The numbers of dengue fever cases in Bangladesh started rising rapidly in June; however, since July 1 through July 16, 2,767 cases have been recorded with hundreds of cases...

Last month, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) published a Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR) that showed outbreaks of Cryptosporidium (Crypto) in the United States increased...

Today, the Democratic Republic of the Congo’s Ministry of Health reported the first Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) case in the city of some 1 million people, the capital of North Kivu, Goma. I take a...

Get Going Travel Insurance in the UK recently put out a post concerning the top riskiest nations concerning infectious disease when traveling. In this video, I go over the top 5, according to Get Going,...

By Robert Herriman   @infectiousdiseasenews To put it straight, the humanitarian situation in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) is just plain bad…horrible. The crisis is complex –large,...

Foodborne illness is a significant public health issue in the United States. One of every six Americans is affected by foodborne pathogens. Foodborne illness also creates a big economic burden to the...

By Robert Herriman   @infectiousdiseasenews The Center for Public Health of Ukraine reported an additional 485 measles cases during the past week, bringing the outbreak total to  55,776 people –...

In January, the World Health Organization included dengue in it’s 10 treats to global health in 2019. And during the first six months, we have seen some significant increases in dengue in the Americas...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The New Mexico Livestock Board (NMLB) has reported suspect Vesicular Stomatitis Virus(VSV) horses (classic tongue and lip lesions) in Valencia and Los Alamos counties. According...

By Robert Herriman   @infectiousdiseasenews According to the World Malaria Report, there were 219 million cases of malaria globally during 2017, resulting in 435,000 malaria deaths. Drug resistance...