Robert Herriman

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The CDC Yellow Book says the number of people traveling internationally has continued to grow substantially in the past decade. According to the World Tourism Organization, there were 1.2 billion worldwide...

In a follow-up on the norovirus outbreak reported at the 2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympics, Korean health authorities are reporting 21 confirmed cases of norovirus infection according to a health department...

Last week it was reported in a number of media outlets that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) would be dramatically downsizing its epidemic prevention activities in 39 out of 49 countries...

The bug best known for cruise ship outbreaks has infiltrated the PyeongChang Olympic Winter Games, prompting the sidelining of some 1,200 private security staff, according to the Korea Times. Olympic...

The current yellow fever outbreak in Nigeria, which began in Sept. 2017, has seen seven States recording confirmed cases (Kwara, Kogi, Kano, Zamfara, Kebbi, Nasarawa and Niger) in twelve Local Government...

In this June 2016 interview, I talk to the author of Lyme Madness: Rescuing My Son Down The Rabbit Hole of Chronic Lyme Disease, Lori Dennis about the book, chronic Lyme disease and the multi-layers of...

According to the Uruguay Ministry of Public Health (MSP), Vibrio vulnificus infections are “extremely rare” with less than 10 cases reported annually. However, since the beginning of the...

Hundreds of additional measles cases have been reported in Greece during the past month, according to Greek health officials data. As of Feb. 1, The Hellenic Centre for Disease Control and Prevention...

In this podcast, that was actually recorded in early November 2014, I started by giving some thoughts on Ebola in the US. This segwayed into a discussion with Associate Professor with the Department of...

Taenia solium is a tapeworm that people get from eating raw or undercooked “measly pork”. The pork meat has cysticerci (the larval stage) which in the human intestine mature to an adult tapeworm. Here...