Robert Herriman

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In an update on the schistosomiasis situation in Myanmar, the Myanmar Ministry of Health and Sports reported (computer translated) over the weekend that there are now 828 suspected patients and 428 laboratory-confirmed...

The outbreak of listeriosis that was declared in Dec. 2017 linked to ready-to-eat processed meat products has been declared over by the Minister of Health, Dr Aaron Motsoaledi Monday. This was the...

Fluoroquinolones are a type of antibiotic that is an important part of a physicians prescribing arsenal.  However, they do carry with them some serious side effects and according to a new study published...

Taiwan health officials reported six additional locally acquired dengue fever cases — four in Taichung City and two in new Taipei. So far this year in Taiwan, 69 indigenous cases of dengue...

Rabies has been a topic several times on the radio show where I looked at a variety of topics related to this lethal virus. On the return to the airwaves of the Outbreak News This Week Radio Show Sunday, I...

Here are the top five posts on Outbreak News Today for the week Aug. 25 through Aug. 31: 5. CDC reports four additional human infections with novel influenza A viruses This week we saw the Centers for...

Thailand health officials report topping the 50,000 case mark with dengue fever in 2018. According to the Bureau of Epidemiology, Ministry of Health, a total of 50,079 cases were reported from 77 provinces...

Monkeypox is a rare viral disease that occurs mainly in the rain forest countries of central and west Africa. The disease was first discovered in laboratory monkeys in 1958. In 1970, monkeypox was reported...

In an update on the hand, foot and mouth disease (HFMD) outbreak in Malaysia this year, health officials have reported a 127 percent increase in cases over 2017 for the same period. From Jan.1 –...

A relatively new advanced degree is now available at select institutions for Clinical Laboratory Scientists (CLS), or Medical Laboratory Scientists (MLS), and that’s the Doctorate in Clinical Laboratory...