To get the latest updates and advice on a myriad of travel health topics, I was joined by nurse practitioner and President and CEO of Passport Health of Tampa, Dr. Duellyn Pandis on the Outbreak News...

H3N2 canine influenza, or ‘dog flu” was reported in the state of Florida in late May and now outbreaks are reported in at least nine states. I was joined by Maddie’s® Clinical Assistant...

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), on any given day, about one in 25 hospital patients has at least one healthcare-associated infection (HAI). Clearly, HAIs are a huge problem...

While they monitor about 100 different outbreak events around the world at any given time, Chief Scientific Officer for Metabiota, a California based provider of epidemic risk analytics, Eddy Rubin MD,...

Skin cancer is the most common type of cancer in the United States and melanoma is the most dangerous type. In fact, Melanoma kills an estimated more than 10,000 people in the US annually. May is Melanoma/Skin...

A few weeks ago, I saw this print interview with on the Yale School of Public Health website and the expert being interviewed said something that really grabbed my interest: As more ticks become infected...

In March, Idaho Governor Butch Otter signed a bill into law that would require the state Department of Health and Welfare make available certain information regarding cytomegalovirus (CMV) to the public,...

On Sunday’s airing of the Outbreak News This Week Radio Show, we spent some time on this amazing story of an individual with a multi-drug resistant Acinetobacter baumannii infection and the use...

We all love a good book and on the Outbreak News This Week Radio Show, I spend most of the hour discussing a fantastic new book on infectious diseases, outbreaks, epidemiologic investigations and not...

Today is the beginning of Medical Laboratory Professionals Week (MLPW) 2017. This week, April 23-29, provides the profession with a unique opportunity to increase public understanding of and appreciation...