Robert Herriman

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The U.S. is in the grips of a third wave of the coronavirus pandemic and the numbers are rising at a rapid pace. A vaccine is what public health officials are banking on to get us out of it. With that,...

President-elect Joe Biden recently announced a new 13 member COVID-19 advisory board to guide his administration during the transition period. One of the members is Center for Infectious Disease Research...

In this news podcast, I look at the success and progress of the Pfizer and Moderna vaccines and their situation concerning receiving and Emergency Use Authorization (EUA). Today, the Centers for Disease...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 Russian authorities reported seven deaths recently due to people who drank methanol-tainted hand sanitizer after running out of drinks at a party. In this podcast, I look at...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 In this video, I look at the yellow fever outbreak currently affecting 5 states in Nigeria–Delta, Enugu, Bauchi, and Benue and Ebonyi. According to the World Health Organization...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 In this short podcast, I look at the situation with vaccine-derived polioviruses (VDPVs) in Africa and the Emergency Use Listing recommendation for the type 2 novel oral polio...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 In this episode, I look at two of the biggest stories (outside of COVID-19) during the past week. The first is the 11th Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo...

By Robert Herriman  @bactiman63 US and global health security-what is it, what was the genesis and how prepared are we? These are some of the things I look at in this interview with experts in the field. In...

In a topic that has not received nearly enough attention– since 2016, the US has seen the largest person-to-person Hepatitis A virus outbreak in the post-vaccine era. About two thirds of the states...

An arrhythmia is a problem with the rate or rhythm of your heartbeat. It means that your heart beats too quickly, too slowly, or with an irregular pattern. There are many types of heart arrhythmias, with...