Robert Herriman

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The Dominican Republic, a country that didn’t see the chikungunya virus until late March- early April this year, months after the first locally acquired cases were reported in the Western Hemisphere...

The Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) in Nigeria, the latest country to report the virus, has increased to 13, according to the latest data from the World Health Organization (WHO) today. Of the 13 cases reported...

The number of pertussis cases in California has increased by an additional 760 cases since the last update two weeks ago, bringing the total number to 6,930 in 2014 to date. Nearly 200 pertussis patients...

The Florida Department of Health (FLDOH) has reported two additional cases of bacterial infections with Vibrio vulnificus, according to the newest data released today. The new cases, both non-fatal, were...

A anthrax outbreak among humans and livestock is being reported from the coastal town of Petit-Goâve southwest of the Haitian capital of  Port-au-Prince, according to a Haiti Libre report today. Based...

As South Sudanese refugees poured into Ethiopia over the past two years, the Ethiopian government has been battling an outbreak of hepatitis E at three of the border refugee camps. Ethiopia is home to...

Last week, the Florida Department of Health in Pinellas County issued an advisory after reporting an increase in the protozoan parasite, Cryptosporidium, in the area. On Thursday, the City of Tarpon...

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has verbally confirmed they have modified the full clinical hold placed on Tekmira Pharmaceutical’s TKM-Ebola Investigational New Drug Application (IND) to...

Two new wild poliovirus-1 (WPV-1) cases were reported in Cameroon, according to the Global Polio Eradication Initiative. The two cases are from a refugee camp in the east of the country, among refugees...

In a follow-up to the story of a Spanish missionary priest who contracted the deadly Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) in Liberia who was airlifted and transported back home, is in stable condition, according...