Haiti is dealing once again with a humanitarian crisis after getting hit hard by Hurricane Matthew earlier this week. The death toll as of this writing is around 600 and parts of the country has been laid...

Professor at Laboure College in Milton, MA and biodefense and bioterrorism researcher, Lawrence Roberge PhD joined me on the Outbreak News This Week Radio Show to discuss a myriad of topics related...

The serious viral infection, Crimean-Congo Hemorrhagic Fever (CCHF) has made the news lately after a rash of illnesses and deaths in Pakistan and the first locally acquired cases reported in Western Europe...

During a recent Outbreak News This Week interview with Blue Marble Health author, Dr. Peter Hotez, I asked the infectious disease expert for his thoughts on the life and accomplishments of the eradicator...

Last week, we learned of a miracle of sorts. Florida Hospital for Children in Orlando announced that 16-year-old Sebastian Deleon had survived an infection with the amoebic parasite, Naegleria fowleri,...

From the introduction of the newly released book by Dr. Peter Hotez: Blue Marble Health refers to a changing global health paradigm in which the world’s neglected diseases and NTDs are increasingly...

Recently, movie star Zoe Saldana revealed that she was diagnosed with a autoimmune disease known as Hashimoto’s disease, of Hashimoto’s thyroiditis. What is Hashimoto’s disease? What...

In the US this year, four cases of the “brain-eating amoeba”, Naegleria fowleri have been reported (Ohio, Texas, South Carolina and Florida) and one of the most tragic things about this parasite...

Zika virus has totally captured the country since the first announcement of non-travel associated Zika virus cases were reported in Florida last week. In an interview to be aired Sunday evening on the Outbreak...

A Lyme disease researcher from the University of North Dakota School of Medicine and Health Sciences was recently awarded a $380,000 grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to pursue a unique...