Robert Herriman

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A professor at the University of Texas-El Paso is reaching out to the community there to help with research on Chagas disease and its vector, the kissing bug. Joining me to talk about Chagas, kissing...

A University of Florida entomologist recently urged  Floridians to protect themselves against biting mosquitoes because of unusually high levels of mosquito-borne virus transmission, particularly Eastern...

Have you ever received a hospital bill and couldn’t quite figure out how it could possibly be that expensive? I recently had a same day surgery at a local hospital which had a price tag of $47,000....

For the first time since 1992 classical swine fever (CSF) has been found in Japan. According to the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (computer translated), the outbreak was confirmed...

On the September 9 airing of the Outbreak News This Week Radio Show, I am joined by two great guests. In the first half, practicing infectious disease physician, Associate Professor of Medicine with...

Here are the top five posts on Outbreak News Today for the week Sept 1 through Sept 7: 5. Myanmar rabies: 18 deaths recorded at Yangon hospital The Yangon General Hospital in Myanmar reported 18 human...

What is sexually transmitted disease (STD) contraction law? Is against the law for a person to knowingly infect someone or put someone at risk for contracting a STD? These and other questions are answered...

The hepatitis A outbreak in Kentucky, which started 10 months ago and has affected 71 percent of the state’s counties, has grown to 1,562 cases through late August. This includes 63 new cases reported...

Federal and state health officials have been investigating a multistate outbreak of Cyclospora infections linked to salad mixes distributed to McDonald’s by the Fresh Express since mid July. The latest...

Timely global surveillance of infectious disease threats around the world is critical for governments, healthcare organizations and businesses as they need actionable intelligence. BlueDot is a company...