Robert Herriman

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One of the states hit hardest by mumps in the past six months is Washington. Since October 2016, state health officials have reported 664 confirmed and probable cases through this week. 473 of the cases...

Avian influenza is back in the United States with outbreaks reported in several states and hundreds of thousands of birds culled to date. How bad will avian influenza get in 2017? Joining me on the Outbreak...

Mumps has seen a resurgence in Canada as well as here in the United States. Outbreak have been reported in Toronto, Manitoba and Alberta to date. Visiting Scientist at the University of Guelph, Jason...

World TB Day is recognized on March 24 to commemorate the date in 1882 when Dr. Robert Koch announced his discovery of Mycobacterium tuberculosis, the bacillus that causes tuberculosis (TB). The theme...

A Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada woman named Cari Kirkness, a 28-year-old mother of two had a sore throat that Canadian media describes, “quickly spiraled out of control”. The GoFundMe page set...

On Monday, Idaho Governor Butch Otter signed Senate bill No. 1060 that would require the Idaho Department of Health and Welfare to make available information about Cytomegalovirus, or CMV, to the public,...

Officials with Public Health – Seattle & King County said Tuesday that they have seen two cases of Hantavirus Pulmonary Syndrome (HPS) since December, including one fatality. Health officials...

The mumps outbreak in Dallas County has risen to 59 cases in 2017, up 14 cases in a week, according to the latest numbers from the Dallas County Health and Human Services (DCHHS) Tuesday. DCHHS has identified...

A suspected norovirus outbreak has been implicated in an gastrointestinal illness outbreak on board the  Princess Cruises’ Coral Princess, according to federal health officials. The 10-day long...

The number of mumps cases reported in Toronto have risen to 48, according to Toronto Public Health today. Most of the cases are among 18-35 year old individuals and at least five of the cases are related...