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...

Over time on this radio program, I’ve had a number of Lyme disease advocates on the show discussing their positions on the various aspects of the bacterial disease (HERE, HERE, HERE and HERE ). In...

There are over 80,000 people on the kidney transplant waiting list – and many people wait more than 5 years for a kidney from a deceased donor. The waiting list has doubled in size over the past 10 years...

With a measles cluster recently reported in the Memphis, Tennessee area and more recently, an outbreak in Pinal County, Arizona, I discussed this very contagious viral disease with Registered nurse, infection...

Old World cutaneous leishmaniasis (CL), a disfiguring parasitic disease transmitted by the sandfly, is not new to Syria; however, the war in Syria has greatly increased the risk for CL and reports have...

Columbia University Professor of Microbiology and Immunology and Virology communicator, Vincent Racaniello, PhD, joined me in recording an interview about starting up a Zika laboratory and the weekly chronicles...

DDT or dichlorodiphenyl-trichloroethane is a pesticide that has saved incalculable amounts of lives since its use during World War II. In the opinion of this author, DDT is up there with vaccinations,...

On the Feb. 14 airing of the Outbreak News This Week Radio Show, I had a thorough discussion about psoriatic disease with rheumatologist, Dr David Sikes, a physician who has an interest in treating ...