Robert Herriman

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By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews In 2019, we saw one of the worst years on record for dengue worldwide. Numbers were up in Asia, Africa and the Americas. Joining me today from London to look at the...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews In this video, I try to do an update with the rapidly-fired information that is put out daily on the Wuhan City, China novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) outbreak. I show...

One Health is a term used frequently in recent years. If you’re not familiar with the term, you’ve come to the right place. Joining me to discuss One Health and a recent resolution passed by the...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The pneumonia outbreak in Wuhan, Hubei province, China has been a rapidly moving and fluid news story with new information coming out on a daily basis. In this video,...

Wuhan City, China has been a focus for infectious disease and public health experts over the past month due to a pneumonia outbreak where the etiology is not quite clear. News keeps trickling in on this...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Last fall, a 44-year-old man from Italy was bitten on his right hand by an aggressive dog on the Island of Zanzibar, Tanzania.   The man did not receive any rabies...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The Costa Rica Ministry of Health reported Tuesday (computer translated) on the second ever Naegleria fowleri, or “brain-eating amoeba” infection in their history. The...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews In late December 2019, antibiotic development and commercialization company, Melinta Therapeutics, Inc. initiated a voluntary Chapter 11 process to effectuate restructuring...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews UN health officials report the number of measles cases reported in Europe from January to October 2019 exceeds the total cases for 2018 and nearly quadruples 2017s...

In this podcast, I look at what I believe are the top infectious disease stories of the last decade.   Related: Texas anthrax: A look at the 2019 outbreak Naegleria fowleri: The PAM protocol with...