Robert Herriman

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UN health officials reported this week that the measles outbreak in Venezuela  is ongoing with measles cases reported in all states and the Capital District. Since the summer of 2017 with the confirmation...

Since June 28, more than 50 animals (cattle, sheep and equines) spread over 23 distinct zones have died of anthrax in the Hautes-Alpes, according to the Provence-Alpes-Cote d’Azur regional health...

Infectious diseases are caused by pathogenic microorganisms, such as bacteria, viruses, parasites or fungi; the diseases can be spread, directly or indirectly, from one person to another. Zoonotic diseases...

In a follow-up on report earlier this week concerning a 49-year-old farmer from Sri Aman Division who contracted rabies, Malaysian health authorities report he died Saturday at Sarawak General Hospital...

A person on my Facebook page, Infectious disease news, who frequently posts anti-vaccine comments and links to certain posts placed a link to a article from a website called Natural News. The author,...

Pakistan’s Field Epidemiology & Disease Surveillance Division (FEDSD) at the National Institute of Health (NIH) in Islamabad issued two health advisories this week over prevention and treatment...

Today’s topic is hot with 3 major papers in the last few months, that is the viral hypothesis of Alzheimer’s disease. Alzheimer’s disease (AD) was estimated to affect 35.5 million people worldwide...

A new study from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill found that substandard and falsified medicines, including medicines to treat malaria, are a serious problem in much of the world. Here to...

A recent Reuters article on the problem with Venezuela’s measles outbreak crossing the Brazilian border said the following: Brazil complained on Thursday that Venezuela was doing nothing to stop the...

New Jersey health officials have reported the first human West Nile virus (WNV) case in Hunterdon County. There are two other reports under investigation. The state saw eight cases, including two fatalities...