Robert Herriman

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Government officials in the Federal District in Brazil say the syphilis situation has reached epidemic status and the exact reason for the rise is still unknown, according to a G1.Globo report (computer...

April 14, 2017 was World Chagas Day. Despite 6-7 million patients worldwide, in both poor and wealthy regions, Chagas disease remains one of the most neglected of the neglected tropical diseases globally....

The Outbreak News This Week Raduio Show got a little “batty” as we focused on two stories concerning our webbed winged mammalian friends. In the first half, I was joined by Micaela Jemison,...

The City of Mesquite has confirmed that more than 50 duck deaths at various Mesquite parks during the past few weeks is being caused by a duck virus also known as Duck Enteritis Virus, aka duck plague,...

Three cases of measles have been identified in Hennepin County residents, two of the patients are siblings, while the third child has been in close contact with other two, according to Minnesota health...

After reporting Naegleria fowleri deaths in the double digits in 2015 and 2014  (HERE and HERE) in Pakistan, and five deaths reported last year, health officials in Karachi have reported the first such...

In a follow-up on the Angiostrongyliasis, or rat lungworm situation in Hawaii, state health officials say for the past three months they have been investigating a cluster on the island of Maui. According...

Hospital officials at the Santo Tomas Hospital in Panama have reported three patients who have tested positive for Candida auris, according to a TVN-2 report (computer translated). Health Minister...

On Monday, Dr Loic Evain, Directeur Général adjoint, CVO, Direction générale de l’alimentation, Ministère de l’Agriculture, de l’Agroalimentaire et de la Forêt, Paris, France reported...

Student Health Services at the University of New Brunswick in Fredericton announced a confirmed measles case in the university community. This is the first confirmed measles case in the eastern Canadian...