Robert Herriman

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In October 2016, NHS Lothian in Scotland reported on a measles outbreak with links to the University of Edinburgh. Now, the school’s Health and Safety Department issued a warning of an increase...

José Ángel Martínez, in charge of Sanitary Regulation of Jurisdiction 3 of the Secretariat of Health of Zacatecas (SSZ), reported that there is an outbreak of brucellosis in the community Rancho Grande...

On the Sunday airing of the Outbreak News This Week Radio show, I was joined by two special guests discussing two important topics. In the first half, I look at the rare condition, usually brought on...

In a follow-up on the anthrax situation in Swan Hill, Victoria, Australia, Agriculture Victoria reports sheep deaths on four properties near Swan Hill have been confirmed as being caused by anthrax...

EpiPen 300 recall The Therapeutics Goods Adminstration (TGA) in Australia announced the recall of four batches of Alphapharm EpiPen 300 microgram adrenaline injection syringe auto-injectors. It has been...

The number of cats affected by sporotrichosis rose 400 percent in Rio de Janeiro in 2016, according to the Sanitary Surveillance.  In all, the city had 13,536 cases reported in cats and 580 in humans...

The Brazilian province of Minas Gerais has reported 419 mumps cases in 2017 to date and 55 percent of the cases have been reported in the southern region, according to a Globo.com report (computer translated). Southern...

On Friday, the Pennsylvania Department of Health issued a health advisory concerning Cryptosporidium, or “crypto” infections linked to a farm in Northhampton County. Health officials report...

Following the imported measles case earlier this month in a unvaccinated one-year-old girl who resides in northern Taiwan, health officials report announced this year’s second imported measles case...

In an update on the yellow fever outbreak in Brazil, the number of confirmed cases now stand at 396 since December 2016. Of this total, 134 death were reported putting the case fatality rate (CFR) at 34...