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,...

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...