Robert Herriman

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The mosquito borne viral disease, Dengue fever, causes significant illness and death worldwide, in fact, the World Health Organization (WHO) says over 2.5 billion people – over 40 percent of the world’s...

With the spike in measles cases in New York state, particularly New York City, and around the country this early in the year, Governor Andrew M. Cuomo issued a health alert Friday about the importance...

During the month of April, the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) outbreak has spiked, particularly in Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates. This has resulted in imported...

Just one day after the Caribbean islands of St.Vincent and the Grenadines confirmed their first cases of chikungunya, another country in the region is reporting the mosquito borne viral disease. The...

April 26, 2014: MERS-CoV update, Chikungunya update LISTEN to podcasts HERE and HERE Guests: Mike Coston, blogger, Avian Flu Diary Charles Simmins, Freelance journalist who covers infectious diseases The...

In a follow up to a story earlier today about a possible measles outbreak in Central Ohio, health officials from the Ohio Department of Health (ODH), Knox County Health Department and the Centers for...

The latest update on the Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) outbreak in west Africa was released by the World Health Organization (WHO) today and it shows that there is a cumulative total of 218 clinical cases...

The New Mexico Department of Health (NMDOH) has reported today the first case of human plague of the year in the state and in the United States in a man from Torrance County.  Confirmatory testing...

The Taiwan Centers for Disease Control (CDC) has confirmed another imported human case of H7N9 avian influenza from China travel, according a Focus Taiwan report today. This is the fourth imported case...

Alberta Health Services (AHS) has confirmed a new case of measles in the Calgary Zone, and is advising the public of potential exposure locations. The newest case is an employee of the Asian Buffet restaurant...