Mike Coston is the Owner/Editor of Avian Flu Diary With the advent of modern antibiotics – Hansen’s Disease, aka Leprosy – has been vastly reduced around the globe over the past couple of decades,...

Mike Coston is the Owner/Editor of Avian Flu Diary The outbreak of EV-D68 – an (up-till-now) rarely seen non-polio enterovirus infection – continues in North America with more than 40 states and several...

Last week, a story circulated the world wide web about a Chinese man, whose love of sashimi and the quantity he consumed, left his body riddled with parasites. The story was presented on the Chinese news...

An article that some, if not many, would consider controversial and conspiratorial was published in the Liberian Observer and has raised a lot of eyebrows as a Delaware State University plant pathology...

Mike Coston is the Owner/Editor of Avian Flu Diary With its exponential growth, high mortality rate, and potential to escape the confines of West Africa, it is admittedly difficult to get anyone to think...

In my fourth installment of Ebola quotes, we look at the motivations of the murder of eight Ebola health workers and journalists in Guinea, the United States commitment of military assets, a little debate...

In an fascinating rebuttal of a column by CIDRAP director, Michael Osterholm, PhD, one virology professor writes, “The likelihood that Ebola virus will go airborne is so remote that we should not...

The Brazilian Health Ministry reported Tuesday the first locally acquired, or indigenous chikungunya cases in Oiapoque municipality in the northern region of Amapa, bordering French Guiana (which has...

Some of the more significant quotes concerning the battle with the Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) outbreak in West Africa included Liberian president Ellen Johnson Sirleaf. Sirleaf, who sent a letter to United...

Mike Coston is the Owner/Editor of Avian Flu Diary Just over 5 months ago we first learned of a new reassortant avian flu subtype called H5N6 which had infected local poultry – and killed a 49...