Robert Herriman

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Skin cancer is the most common type of cancer in the United States and melanoma is the most dangerous type. In fact, Melanoma kills an estimated more than 10,000 people in the US annually. May is Melanoma/Skin...

A few weeks ago, I saw this print interview with on the Yale School of Public Health website and the expert being interviewed said something that really grabbed my interest: As more ticks become infected...

The Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) reported three additional measles cases in Crow Wing County, bringing the state total to 54 confirmed cases. This outbreak and other infectious disease issues...

In a follow-up on the measles epidemic in Italy, the Ministero della Salute reported an additional 304 measles cases since our last report one week ago, bringing the outbreak total to 2,224 cases since...

A case of Ebola virus disease (EVD) has been confirmed in a patient in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), according to the World Health Organization today. The DRC Ministry of Health in a statement...

Japan health officials are reporting a rise in foodborne parasitic infections from raw fish dishes, such as sushi and sashimi in recent years, so much that for three consecutive years from 2013 to 2015,...

At least 35 people across Spain have been affected by a form of food poisoning known as Scombroid fish poisoning, prompting an advisory from the Agency for Consumption, Food Safety and Nutrition (Aecosan)...

In a follow-up on the meningococcal meningitis outbreak that began in Zamfara State last December, the number of cases has reached 13,420 suspected cases and 1069 deaths (8% CFR), according to  the...

On this website, we’ve tried to get information on the infectious disease situation in Venezuela through a variety of unofficial sources (see below) as the Venezuelan Health Ministry did not publish...

In a follow-up on the hepatitis A outbreak in Portugal, the outbreak that began earlier this year has grown to 242 cases, according to the director general of Health, Francisco George, according to a...