Robert Herriman

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Public Health France and the national reference center for Escherichia coli (Pasteur Institute and Robert Debré Hospital, Paris) have identified seven cases of Escherichia coli infections , including...

Every now and then I come across a article published on the “professional” social media platform, LinkedIn, that seems like a good fit for this website. So I’ll contact the author for...

Cases update In an update on the Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), the World Health Organization (WHO) reports that as of Friday, 11 May 2018, there are...

The Ukraine Center for Public Health of the Ministry of Health reported an additional 1078 people affected by measles: 479 adults and 599 children in the most recent week. Since the beginning of the...

As the title of the podcast indicates and as regular listeners know, the majority of the time I focus of infectious diseases. However, I do like to dedicate air time to other important health issues,...

In an update on the epidemic of dengue fever on the island of Reunion, French health officials report an additional 356 cases in the past week, bringing the total to 2598 laboratory confirmed or probable...

In our running series on parasites, we’re going to look at another tapeworm–The dwarf tapeworm or Hymenolepis nana. Joining me is parasitology expert, author  and friend of the show, Rosemary...

Lyme disease season is here. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Lyme disease is the most commonly reported vector-borne illness in the United States, and 300,000 Americans...

The Peru Ministry of Health announced (computer translated) an investigation into a cluster of Guillain-Barré syndrome (GBS) in the city of Trujillo in the La Libertad Region in the northwestern part...

After reporting a large malaria outbreak in 2017, with more than 6 million people affected and thousands of deaths, health officials are reporting a sharp decrease in malaria cases and deaths since...