Leonard Hayflick was described to me by Professor S. Jay Olshansky of the University of Illinois at Chicago School of Public Health, in an email as a “living legend in the infectious disease world”....

While North Korea sticks with the claim that half-brother of the country’s leader, Kim Jong-nam died of a heart attack in Malaysia last month, Malaysian authorities say the substance that two women, Đoàn...

Also known as the raccoon roundworm, Baylisascaris procyonis is the most common and widespread cause of clinical larva migrans in animals. It is a ubiquitous roundworm infection of raccoons (Procyon lotor)...

A new medical specialty, travel medicine, emerged in the 1980s in response to the health needs of increasing numbers of international travelers-The Travel and Tropical Medicine Manual. According to the...

Their is a plethora of news related to various viruses and viral disease happening today that I wanted to discuss some of these issues with my returning guest on the Outbreak News This Week Radio Show. Professor...

Howard Ginsberg, PhD, Professor with the Department of Plant Sciences and Entomology at University of Rhode Island joined me to talk about a USGS-led study looking at the differences in geographical distribution...

Kevin Macaluso, MS, PhD is the Mary Louise Martin Professor in the Department of Pathobiological Sciences at the LSU School of Veterinary Medicine and he was recently awarded a Research to STOP Neglected...

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,...