In the abstract of her article, “Zika Response Disadvantaged Before Outbreak Began: A Perspective” published recently in InfectionControl.tips, Assistant Professor with the Department of Pathobiological...

“I predict measles outbreaks in Texas could happen as early as the winter or spring of 2018”: Peter Hotez, MD, PhD- PLoS Medicine October 25, 2016 The Dean for the National School of Tropical...

Social media was on fire this past week as two big anti-vaccination stories circulated the Twitter and Facebook world. The first was the Op-Ed written by the Cleveland Clinic’s Dr. Daniel Neides,...

For the 10th year in a row, Pennsylvania has reported more Lyme disease cases than any other state. And 2016 saw a new record for cases as the Keystone state saw in excess of 12000, nearly 40 percent of...

With the current measles outbreak going on in the Los Angeles County area, I wanted to dig into more about the topic of the law and vaccines. I invited Professor of Law at UC Hastings College of Law,...

Every two minutes someone is diagnosed with leprosy. It causes nerve damage and muscle weakness that can lead to deformities, crippling, blindness and isolation. Many Americans think leprosy no longer...

One year ago, a couple a guys from Canada started a new website that was unlike anything else out there–truly innovative with some big ideas to publish high quality, peer-reviewed research articles...

Who are these health care personnel that have gone by a variety of names over the years–Medical Technologist (MT) to Medical Laboratory Scientist (MLS), which while oft hidden from the public, provides...

About 18 months ago, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) began looking into screening blood donors for the parasite, Babesia microti. Officials say that B. microti is the highest-ranking pathogen...

The Arkansas mumps outbreak is the second largest statewide outbreak in the United States in the past fifteen years and according to Dr Dirk Haselow with the Arkansas Department of Health (ADH), he sees...