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...

Avian influenza is making it’s mark in several areas of the world and the editor of the website, Avian Flu Diary, Mike Coston joined me for an update on the global situation which will be aired on...

I spoke with Dr Bobbi Pritt with the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota on the February 14, 2016 airing of the Outbreak News This Week Radio Show about the recently published discovery of a new species...