Robert Herriman

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Next in the series of interviews from the 4th Annual Amoeba Summit hosted by the Jordan Smelski Foundation, I talked to Asst. Medical Director for Emergency Medicine for AdventHealth, Altamonte Springs. Dr...

A major aspect of the 4th Annual Amoeba Summit, hosted by the Jordan Smelski Foundation, was a strong and necessary devotion to more drug research. I had the chance to speak with the Director, Center for...

In my series of short interviews with the experts presenting at the 4th Annual Amoeba Summit, I look at the topic of laboratory diagnosis. Medical Technologist at AdventHealth in Orlando as the person...

In the summer of 2016, then 16-year-old Florida teen, Sebastian DeLeon wound up in a Orlando hospital diagnosed with primary amoebic meningoencephalitis (PAM) due to the parasite, Naegleria fowleri. In...

I attended the 4th Annual Amoeba Summit this past Friday which was hosted by the Jordan Smelski Foundation. The list of speakers was incredible, the biggest experts on Naegleria fowleri in the country,...

By Robert Herriman @infectiousdiseasenews The Massachusetts Department of Public Health (DPH) has reported seven confirmed human Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE) virus infections to date. This is the...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews On this weeks episode of Outbreak News Across the Globe, I look at some of the biggest outbreak and infectious disease news stories from six of the 7 continents. In...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews As of August 27, 2019, 215 possible cases have been reported from 25 states, and additional reports of pulmonary illness are under investigation. One death has been...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews In this weeks episode of Outbreak News Across the Globe (ONATG), I look at the latest on the measles epidemic in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. In Asia, I talk...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Ebola news has been plenty this week, particularly in the past couple days. First, a 9-year-old girl from the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) was diagnosed...