Robert Herriman

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On today’s podcast, I want to look at some different issues involving the coronavirus disease 2019, or COVID-19 pandemic to include the varying fatality rates in certain countries, US pandemic preparedness...

Partnering with five leading in vitro diagnostics manufacturers, an interdisciplinary team of scientists and physicians at UC San Diego Health and University of California San Diego School of Medicine...

This week, March 15-21 is National Poison Prevention Week 2020. What is poison control and what is the role of Poison control centers? Joining me today to answer these questions and more is Dr. Mazda...

There has been an awful lot of going back and forth over the appropriateness of naming or calling a disease by the location in which it was first found. In this video, I demonstrate using thirty infectious...

Locally acquired cases of Chagas disease are exceedingly rare in the United States. Only 28 autochthonous infections were documented from 1955 to 2015. A recent Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The number of COVID-19 cases in Italy increased by nearly 1500 cases and 133 deaths in the past 24 hours, making it the worst outbreak in Europe and second only to...

Results were recently published in a study in  the Journal of Clinical Microbiology that show  limitations of currently available diagnostic tests for early-stage Lyme disease, and highlight the need...

Today is World Aspergillosis Day, a day to raise awareness about a fungal infection that kills more than one million people globally each year. Joining me now to talk about aspergillosis, a new kind of...

When their is a global infectious disease outbreak, one action governments take is traveler screenings–we saw it during the 2014 Ebola outbreak and we are seeing it with the current COVID-19 outbreak. So,...

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...